1944 – 2021
Woodstock Valley – Joan Cimochowski, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at home. Joan was born on October 15, 1944, in Putnam, the third child of John and Veronica (Dudek) Cimochowski.
She was a graduate of Killingly High School, class of 1962 and entered the business world at Hale Manufacturing. She retired from R.S. Hicks Realty and Properties, Inc., as an accounting specialist.
Joan was a member of the Audubon Society of Pomfret. Her hobbies included bird watching, photography, gardening, traveling, reading, going to the beach, along with visiting and collecting lighthouse memorabilia.
She is survived by her companion, Kathleen Gothreau of Woodstock Valley; sisters, Rose Bosquet and her husband Bruce of Moosup and Valeria Cooke of Dayville; a brother, John Cimochowski and his wife Suzanne of Woodstock and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and a brother-in-law, Wallace F. Cooke.
Heartfelt thanks go to her nieces, Christine Stanton and Lynette Swanson and her brother, John whose unlimited support, care and culinary specialties made her final days happier!
In lieu of flowers donations in Joan’s name may be made to The Audubon Society of Pomfret, P.O. Box 11, Pomfret Center, CT 06259. Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.