Ashton Funeral Home


Joan E. Price

January 2, 2018

Joan E. Price, 86 of Palmer Twp., PA died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospice House. Born February 8, 1931 in Easton, PA she was a daughter of the late Pearl (Switzgable) and Kenneth Searles. A 1948 graduate of Easton High School, she had been employed by Betty Lee Dress in Easton for several years and was a member of the Ambassador’s Club in Palmer.

She is survived by two sons: Charles P. Price, II and his wife Michele of Warrenton, VA, James E. Price and his wife Haydee of Flemington, NJ; and two grandchildren: Erik C. Price and Suzanne Sulzynsky. She was predeceased by her husband Charles P. Price in 2001 and siblings: Kenneth Searles, Jocelyn Friedman, Jacquelyn Price and Dorothy Smith.

Services are private. The Ashton Funeral Home, Easton is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Hospice, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015. Offer online condolences at


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  1. Bob Walsh

    January 4, 2018 at 8:05 am

    Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I remember her & Jacky as fun people.
    Your Father was my cousin via Lillian Buck Price