ST. ALBANS - Joan A. Jettie, age 84, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother passed away peacefully from this life on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the Franklin County Rehab Center in St. Albans.
She was born in Sheldon Springs on June 16, 1934, the daughter of the late Renaldo and Winnie (Currier) Guilmette.
Joan grew up in Sheldon Springs and graduated from St. Marys Catholic High School. In 1989, Joan married the love of her life, Raymond Jettie, after a long engagement. Joan was an avid gardener and crafter, taking great pride in her flowers and huge vegetable garden. She loved to can, first out of necessity and then out of sheer enjoyment of feeding her family. When Joan wasnt outside, she enjoyed reading, flipping through her collection of cookbooks looking for new recipes, and completing puzzles. Very few things brought her more enjoyment than a cup of tea, rowdy games of cards, or Skip Bo with her best friend, Laura Laurie. Joan was an accomplished quilter and seamstress. She took pride in her creations that she shared with family and friends. Joan was a loving, creative, resourceful, strong minded, and big-hearted woman who will be greatly missed by those who loved her.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond Jettie of St. Albans; her children, Catherine Draughn, Cheryl Lee Larrow and her husband Norman, Doreen Gay Potter and her husband Harlan, Cindy Moreau-Hodet, Tim Hodet and his wife Diana, Tammi Gregoire and her husband David, and Michael Martell and his wife Susie Chagnon; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. Besides her parents, Joan was predeceased by her brother: and her sisters.
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, February 18, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickenson Ave., Enosburg Falls, VT. Interment will be held this spring in the Sheldon Village Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Monday at Spears Funeral Home from 9:30 AM to the hour of the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joans name may be made to a charity of your choice.
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