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Joan Gottshall

Joan M. Gottshall

Thursday, March 14th, 1940 - Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

Joan M. Gottshall, 79, of the Town of LaGrange, NY passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Joan was born on March 14, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Madeline Baumann. She married Harry W. Gottshall on May 19, 1957 at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Brooklyn, NY. He survives at home.
Joan previously worked as a Kitchen Aide Worker at the Titusville Elementary School. She was a devoted member of St. Martin De Porres and was involved in Bowling for many years. Joan was a big supporter and fan of St. Jude's. She adored children and they loved her. Joan was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and loved to entertain with her family celebrating all birthdays with a big dinner.
In addition to her husband, Joan is survived by her sons William of Farmingdale, NJ, Greg of Hyde Park, NY, daughter Karen Barrett of Stanfordville, NY, grandchildren Chelsea and Alexander Barrett and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 3:00pm to7:00pm at the William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc. 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:30am at St. Martin De Porres Church, 118 Cedar Valley Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Burial is at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations can be made to St. Jude's. To send an online condolence, please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Wm. G. Miller & Son F.H. ,Inc.
    Address
    371 Hooker Ave.
    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12603
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    St. Martin de Porres Church
    Address
    118 Cedar Valley Road
    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Mickey Palmer

Posted at 08:20pm
Dear Harry
So sad to hear of Joanie's passing. We have many fond memories of her when we were all camping at Burton Island, your visits to Vermont and ours to NY. She was always friendly and hospitable and made us feel like family. She will be greatly missed.

Debbie Finn

Posted at 10:37am
Karen,
I know how close you were to your mom. You went and saw her every day for lunch went shopping and annoyed talking and being together ever day. she wasn't just mom she was your friend. I remember the day we went to Wilcox Park and had a picnic; your parents my parents and the kids. Let all your good memories hold you.
Love and light to you and your family 🙏❤️🙏
JL

John LiMarzi

Posted at 06:13pm
Dear Karen:
Helen and I emend our sympathy on the passing of your Mother. Let the good memories sustain you in this time of sorrow. I remember you coming to the DOT with your Mom and Dad when you were hired--I think you were about 12 at that time-- they obviously cared for you and loved you. Always remember the happy times.

John & Helen LiMarzi

Paul Sadej

Posted at 11:19am
Aunt Joan

I still remember many visits to your home for New Years and your visits to New Hampshire with great fondness. They are among my favorite memories of my childhood.

We all love you dearly.

Rest well in GOD's arms. You will be missed by all.

Love
Paul J Sadej Jr
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