Joan M. Hall
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Joan M. Hall
  • March 1, 1939 - June 26, 2017
  • Keene, New Hampshire

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Joan M. Hall,78 a resident of Keene,New Hampshire passed away at her home June 26,2017.

She was born March 1,1939 at home in Brattleboro,Vt. the daughter of Edward and Bertha (O'Neill) Willette. She was a 1957 graduate of Saint Michaels Catholic School.

She worked for National Grange Mutual Insurance Company, Keene

And for many years at Fleming Oil in Brattleboro.

Joan was a 4th degree member of the Mt. Pistareen Grange and worked with the organization on various projects that were geared toward youth.

When she was in high school she was a member of the band and enjoyed playing various instruments;music was a large part of her life. She was a talented knitter making sweaters and blankets for her family. She was also an avid reader.

She was a devoted mom and was known as the "cool mom" when her daughter Jen was growing up. She was compassionate and giving and always ready to share her warm smile with those she met.

She is survived by her daughter Jennifer Smith and her husband Peter of Spofford,N.H.,two grandchildren Brendan Smith and his wife Elizabeth and Dylan Smith,her great grandson Logan,brothers Edward Willette and his wife Trish of MO. and John Willette and his wife Pam of Spofford NH,sisters Kathryn Wolfe of Wilmington NC,Margaret Willette of Brattleboro,VT, and Christine Shakespeare and her husband William of Marlboro,VT, several nieces,nephews and extended family members. She is predeceased by her daughter Linda Hall.

Services will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crotched Mountain https://crotchedmountain.org/donate/