Joan Allene (Howard) Andrews


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          WATERBURY – Joan Allene (Howard) Andrews, 90, of Waterbury passed away Sunday December 13, 2020 at Apple Rehab in Watertown.

          Joan was born in East Haven daughter of the late John and Alda (Swift) Howard and was a graduate of East Haven schools.  She was raised in Momauquin area of East Haven and spent many years in the beach community with her family. In addition to Momauquin she enjoyed spending time at Belgrade Lake in Maine.  Joan was an avid bingo player and enjoyed having a White Russian cocktail and spending time with her friends and family.  Her door was always open. 

          She was formerly employed by Savelle Ford in Waterbury, the Pompano Beach, Florida Police Vice and Narcotics division and Yale University School of Medicine.

          Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Giordano, her son, Michael Andrews, 3 grandchildren, Kelley Babcock, Shane Conerty, and Christine Hedge, 5 great grandchildren, Logan Babcock, Aiden and Ariana Gorski and Remi Marie and Bryce Hedge.  She was predeceased by her children, James Andrews, twins John and Joan Andrews, Kathleen Conerty and Maureen Kelley and her sisters, Audrey Maloney who was like a twin to her, Rhoda Baxter and her brother, John Howard.

          Graveside services will be held Wednesday December 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery, 2324 East Main Street.  The Murphy Funeral Home, 115 Willow St. is in charge of arrangements.

          Memorial contributions may be made to The Jimmy Fund, 140 Brookline Place West, 6th floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226.

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