Joan L. Chalk, 92

Joan L. Chalk, 92, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on August 9, 2017 at Hale Makua Kahului.

Services will be held at Christ the King Church in Kahului on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Visitation will begin at 8:30am, with mass at 10:00am. A celebration of life will follow services.

Joan was born on Jan. 5, 1925 in Los Angeles, CA, to Robert & Julia Burns. After graduating from North Hollywood High School in 1943, Joan enjoyed a variety of equestrian activities and worked for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. In 1972, she retired and moved to Maui and worked at Skipper Printing and later at Mana Kai Maui. She then operated her own condominium cleaning business and retired again in 1990. She enjoyed the art of lei hulu (feather lei making), reading, playing with her grandchildren and her cats.

Her family will remember her sense of humor, quick wit and funny stories about her life’s adventures.

Joan leaves behind to cherish her memory, daughter, Dana (Rizal) Acosta; sister, May Ann Bopp; grandson, Jonathan (Heidi) Acosta; granddaughter, Becky (Rusty) Ferguson; great-grandchildren, Lilyana, Kaylia, Gavin, Ehren, Micah, & Nixon; 3 nieces, a nephew and several cousins.

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