Joanne Jolly

Obituary of Joanne Jolly

Joanne M. Wojtasiewicz Jolly of Putnam died June 14, 2017 at Matulaitis Nursing Home in Putnam. Beloved wife of the late Raymond “Pete” Jolly, they were married in 1951 in Turners Falls MA, he died in 2005. Born on April 16, 1932 in Turners Falls, MA, daughter of the late Stanley and Genevieve (Tranoski)Wojtasiewicz. 

She graduated from Turners Falls High School in 1950. Joanne and her husband moved to Putnam, CT in 1952. She worked at Putnam Savings Bank, American Optical and Ellis Tech in Danielson where she retired.

She leaves her brother Francis Wojtasiewicz of TN, sister Patricia Rewa of TN, aunt Rose Pupek of Springfield, MA, nephew James Rewa of Putnam made his home with her, special niece Rita Guay (Donald) of Chicopee, MA, niece Pamela Rewa of North Hampton, MA, special friend Theresa McQueeny Newington, CT, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral will be Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM from Smith and Walker Funeral Home 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Mary’s Church of the Visitation, Putnam. Calling Hours are Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Burial will be Wednesday at 1:00 PM in Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery, Turners Falls, MA In lieu of flowers donations may be made to NECCOG Animal Shelter, 125 Putnam Pike, Dayville, CT 06241 or St. Mary’s Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence Street, Putnam, CT 06260. Share a memory at