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Joan Elizabeth Gagnon

October 24, 1942 - October 4, 2021

 

Joan Elizabeth was born October 24, 1942 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.   She was the oldest of six.  She graduated high school in Taunton, Massachusetts where she had her four daughters.  At a young age of 29, Joan suffered a cerebral hemorrhage which left her with short-term brain damage.  Her daughters were her life and her legacy until her recent passing.  Her contagious smile, infectious laugh, kind spirit, and will to survive will always be remembered.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Evelyn.

Joan is survived by her daughters; Michelle Fortune, Lisa Parkhill and husband Steve, Donna Simpson and husband Mark, Melissa Aylward and husband Brian.  Grand children, Alyssa & Dustin Mattiza, Christopher & Kara Sennott, Alec & Sara Sennott, Andrew Fortune, David Aylward, Brian Aylward. Great-grandchildren, Ava Mattiza, James Mattiza, Olivia Sennott.   Joan also leaves behind siblings, Louis and Janice Mello, Anna Healy, Mary Mello, and John Mello.

We would like to extend our gratitude to the Blaire House of Tewksbury for many years of consistent care and love for our mother.

A Graveside service will be held at the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 11:00 am.  Those wishing to attend are asked to meet just inside the main gate of the cemetery at 10: 45 am.

Flowers are welcome on or before 9:00 am on October 7th, 2021, and maybe delivered to the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141

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# Donna Simpson 2021-10-18 17:47
Love you forever Mom! Miss you like crazy.

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