Joanne Goodell Church, 63, died on March 21, 2018 at The Curtis Home after a brief illness. Born in Meriden, CT on November 12, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Ruth Lawrence and Robert G. Church. Joanne had resided in Meriden her entire life and graduated in 1976 from Lehigh University with a BS in Accounting.
Ms. Church was President and owner of Church & Morse, Inc., retiring in 2009. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and served on the board of the Meriden Humane Society and The Curtis Home.
She is survived by her sister, Sarah Baxter and brother-in-law Gregga Baxter and her niece Rachel Baxter of Vail, CO and her nephew Robert Baxter of Washington, D.C.
Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service to be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Walnut Grove Cemetery, 817 Old Colony Rd, Meriden, CT 06451. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to The Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Ave, Meriden, CT 06450 and/or The Boys & Girls Club of Meriden, 15 Lincoln St, Meriden, CT 06451.