Joanne Jones

Joanne Jones

February 4, 1938 - July 30, 2019
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ROCKPORT – Joanne Elizabeth Jones passed away early July 30, 2019 at her home after a long illness.

She was born at home in Rockville on February 4, 1938, the daughter of Madeline and Neelo Lofman.

Joanne was educated in the local schools and graduated from the old Rockport High School, where she played first string basketball each year. She was elected the Seaside Wonderland Carnival Queen in her senior year.

Joanne married her beloved husband, Roger, on November 17, 1956. They shared 62 years together in the home Roger built for them in Rockport.

Joanne was a stay at home wife and mother until entering the workforce. Joanne worked at several local supermarkets in the meat room wrapping meat. She was very proud of her Finnish heritage, saying in all her forty plus years of work she never took a sick day.

Joanne’s favorite pastimes were playing Scrabble with her sister Janice, her daughter Betsy, and nieces Susan, Pam, and Peggy. She also liked puzzles and doing word book games.

Joanne is survived by her husband Roger; her son, Roger Jr. and his wife Diane of Florida; daughter Betsy French and her husband Jim of Rockport; her sister Janice Lachance of Rockland; and brother Michael Lofman and his wife Virginia of Bridgton, her grandchildren, Christie, Roger III, Danielle, Alex, and Marina, as well as several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Joanne’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, August 5, 2019 at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland.
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  • Celebration of life

    Monday August 5, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Monday August 5, 2019 1:00pm
    Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home
    110 Limerock Street
    Rockland, Maine 04841
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wende walsh

Posted at 10:08am
Roger, We were saddened to hear of Joanne's passing. It is so hard to lose your sweetheart after so many years together. Praying that God wraps you in his arms to sustain your strength as you grieve such a heartbreak. With Deepest Sympathies, Edwina, Wende, Fred and Phin Newton

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Posted at 02:11pm
With loving memories of Joanne, Carol, Mac and Family
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Posted at 01:57pm
With caring thoughts, and with Love , Marilyn, Wink and Family
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Posted at 10:53pm
Dear Roger, Roddy, Betsy & family - Sent with loving memories of JoAnne from Barri &Dave, Bud&Sue, Darren &Eileen, Amy& Rich &Jean, plus Lowell &Gerry
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