Joan C. Lampe Purcell Huffman

June 17, 1936 - December 29, 2022
Joan C. Lampe Purcell Huffman

Joan C. Lampe Purcell Huffman was born on June 17th, 1936, in Baltimore, MD to Bill and Frances Lampe. A beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Joan was lifted to heaven on December 29th, 2022.

Joan graduated from Forest Park High School and later from Ohio Wesleyan University. She had two daughters: Lisa and Amy.

She converted to the Catholic faith and became a Eucharistic Minister. She also volunteered at a hospice.

Joan was a widow when she met and later married Frank E. Huffman. She is survived by her husband Frank, Daughters Lisa and Amy, grandson Dylon Douglas, and Frank’s children; Frank III, Kiva, Lisa, Livia, Erica, and Toni, Grandchildren; William, Evan, Emersyn, and Madisyn.

She will be cremated at Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Home and her services will be hosted at St. Olaf Catholic Church in Norge, VA on January 13th, 2023, at 11AM. Final interment of ashes will be in Druid Ridge Cemetery in Baltimore, MD.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Hospice House of Williamsburg.


Funeral Mass

Friday, January 13, 2023
11:00 AM

St. Olaf Catholic Church - Directions
104 Norge Lane
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • January 14, 2023
    Carol Reed says:
    Joan was one of my dearest friends. She helped me through some very difficult times. She was a very kind and sweet person. I will miss her.

  • January 13, 2023
    Katie Jenkins says:
    Amy, So very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I have such fond memories of her! My thoughts are with you and your family. Katie Jenkins

  • January 13, 2023
    Kate Shortall Wood says:
    My deepest sympathy to Amy and the family of Joan. She was a wonderful and kind lady. God bless.