Joan L. Culpovich
Joan L. Culpovich
  • July 13, 1946 - May 26, 2017
  • Lewiston, Maine

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LEWISTON- Joan L. (Roy) Culpovich, 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Hospice House in Auburn. She was born in Lewiston on July 13, 1946, the daughter of the late Florian and Beatrice (Turcotte) Roy. Joan was a devout Catholic, regularly attending mass at Holy Family Church in Lewiston. She grew up in the Lewiston area and attended local schools there. She then became a hairdresser, her passion in life for some 30 plus years . On July 3, 1993, she married Anthony (Tony) Culpovich, and they shared a loving marriage of 24 years. Her hobbies included gardening, shopping and making one of a kind baked goods. Tony and Joan were members of the Countryside Dancers in Lewiston and together they enjoyed many nights dancing. Her favorite other thing to do, was spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. In May 2000, she and Tony moved to Columbia, South Carolina where they spent six enjoyable years before moving back to Lewiston.

Joan is survived by her husband Tony; her son, Brian W. Harrison and his wife Cassie of Lewiston; her daughter Kelly-Jo Bedford of Greene; her three brothers, Laurier Roy and his wife Regina of Orr's Island, Daniel and his wife Sheryl Roy of Raymond, NH, and Paul and his wife Diane Roy of Wales; her grandchildren Dustin Harrison, Kailynn Bedford, Jeffrey Alan Bean, Morgan Leigh, and Devin Andrew; her great-grandson Jeffrey Alan Harrison and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents.

Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer their condolences by visiting Joan's online guestbook at:

A visitation will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 4-7pm at Fortin/AUBURN. A Liturgy of the Word will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11 am at Fortin/AUBURN. A committal service will immediately follow at St. Peter's Cemetery in Lewiston. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, Maine 04210. 783-8545.