Sunday, October 30, 2011

Joyce Krause Phelan Kuhns RIP

Clarence alumna ('73) Joyce Krause Phelan Kuhns passed away on October 14, 2011.  May she rest in peace.

KUHNS - Joyce Elizabeth (nee Krause) Of New Hope, PA, died peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family on Friday, October 14, 2011 at Hahneman Hospital in Philadelphia. She was 56. Born in Clarence, NY on June 20, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Elizabeth Krause of Clarence, NY. After graduating from Clarence High School in 1973, Joyce earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees with honors in cell and molecular biology from the University of Buffalo in 1978 and 1980. She was employed as a senior research scientist with Bristol-Myers Squibb in the department of pre-clinical drug discovery since 1990. She was the loving wife of the late Stephen C. Kuhns of Austin, TX. She will be sadly missed by her two sons, John Phelan of New Hope, PA and Brian Phelan of State College, PA; her stepson Jesse Kuhns of Austin, TX and his wife Clarissa and their son Jesse. In addition, she is survived by her first husband Kevin Phelan of Clarence, NY, and her sister Barbara Krause and her partner Joe Pelino of Clarence, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to Fisherman's Mark, 89 North Main Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530.

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