Age 77 of Winthrop, passed away Thursday July 15, 2021. Daughter of Richard Minichiello Sr. of Winthrop, and the late Helen (Tobin).
Devoted mother of Thaddeus Darcy and his wife Kerri Casarano of Middleton, and Bryony Darcy and her fiancée Stephane Batton of Chelsea. Sister of Robert Minichiello and his wife Sari Minichiello of Nova Scotia, and the late Richard Minichiello Jr. Aunt of Richard Minichiello III, Antoinette Minichiello, Jaime Minichiello, Alexa Minichiello, and Nathaniel Minichiello. Joanne is survived by many loving cousins and friends, including her best friend of half a century, Barbara Lockwood of Cambridge.
Joanne was a one of a kind, with a great sense of humor and a fun-loving spirit. She was an avid animal lover and had many pets over the decades, most recently her beloved cat Moses, who will be taken care of by her lifelong friend Barbara. Anyone who knows Joanne, knows that you can make yourself at home as soon as you walk in the door, and that she will be missed by so many.
Visiting hours in the Lehman, Reen, & McNamara Funeral Home, 63 Chestnut Hill Ave. (nr. Brighton Courthouse), BRIGHTON on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 10:30 AM -12:30 PM, with a funeral service at 12:30. Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Donations in Joanne’s memory may be made to the MSPCA – Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, 350 So. Huntington Ave. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.
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