Joan M. (Roznar) Stahl, 64, of West Hartford, died Sunday, April 3, 2016, after a short battle with brain cancer. She was the beloved wife of Lawrence Stahl for 39 years. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of Lillian Roznar of West Hartford and the late Joseph Roznar. Joan grew up in West Hartford, and graduated from Conard High School and earned an Associates Degree in Library Science from Northwest Community College. She worked for the Town of West Hartford’s Board of Education for 25 years, retiring a few years ago. Since retiring, she volunteered at the libraries at St. Mary’s Home and Hoffman Summerwood Community. She also enjoyed gardening, calligraphy, watercolor painting, reading and watching her favorite team the UConn Lady Huskies. Besides her husband and mother, she leaves her sister, Debbie Roznar of Newington, as well as an aunt, Harriett Atkins,an uncle, Jack Mishkin, and several cousins. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Avenue, Hartford with Rabbi Jeffrey Bennett officiating. Interment will follow in the Aaron Association Cemetery, Garden Street, Hartford. The family will receive relatives and friends at her home, 11 Hammick Rd., West Hartford on Wednesday, April 6th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society , 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Center, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For further information, directions or to sign the guest book for Joan, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.