Joan L. Sibner, 87, of Yardley, Pa., died Aug. 2, 2017. Born in Newark, she was a resident of Yardley for more than 40 years.
Mrs. Sibner was a schoolteacher in the Pennsbury School District, most recently teaching sixth-grade reading at Pennwood Middle School. She developed a program for awareness of handicapped individuals that is still in use. She retired from teaching at the age of 70.
She was an active member of Har Sinai Temple, Pennington.
Predeceased by her husband, Nathan, and a grandson, Sean Sibner, she is survived by three sons, Jeffrey (Jean Murphy), Peter (Carolyn), and Steven (Julia); and five grandchildren.
Services were held Aug. 6 with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to Pennsbury Scholarship Foundation, 134 Yardley Ave., P.O. Box 338, Fallsington, PA 19054.