Joan Samuels Kaiser formerly of Boynton Beach, Fla. and Becket, died Dec. 13. She was the wife of Kenneth Grant Kaiser and the daughter of Sylvia Weitzer Samuels Firestone and Nathan Roberts Samuels. She was a former teacher and principal. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Kaiser (Michael Carroll); a son, Neal Kaiser (Jacqueline Shanahan); grandchildren, Mattea, Jasper, and Levi Kaiser and Siena Kaiser Carroll; stepsisters, Elaine Bowman (Jonathan) and Maxine Goldberg (Samuel); sisters-in-law, Sarena Brechenser and Karen Klaven (David); and her nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her brothers, Edward Samuels (Jeanne) and Harold Samuels (Beverly); her twin sister, Jane Gitlin; brothers-in-law Donn Brechenser and Alan “Buz” Gitlin. Memorial contributions can be made for camperships at Chimney Corners Camp, 748 Hamilton Road, Becket, MA, 01223.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME