Joan Thomson Poskanzer

February 14, 2024

Joan Thomson Poskanzer, of Boston and Chatham, MA was born on August 26, 1927 and died peacefully on February 11, 2024. She earned a bachelors degree from Mt Holyoke College and a masters degree from Syracuse University. Joan worked as an economic editor at the Federal Reserve Bank. She is survived by her son Steven (Jennifer), daughter Ann (Ken), granddaughters Rachel, Kate, and Sarah and predeceased by her husband David. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Pine Street Inn. For online condolences, please visit