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Joan Patricia Gumkowski Obituary

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Joan Patricia Gumkowski

Wallingford, Connecticut

July 17, 1936 - June 6, 2024

Joan Patricia Gumkowski Obituary

 

Joan P. Gumkowski, 87, peacefully departed this life on June 6, 2024 surrounded by her family.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Frank H. Gumkowski. She is survived by son Randell Gumkowski and wife Maria (Naclerio) Gumkowski, daughter Lauralee (Gumkowski) Koczera and husband Jan, son Christopher Gumkowski and wife the Honorable Angelica Papastavros, brother Oscar Williams Jr., five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Joan was born in Meriden, CT on July 17, 1936 and lived most of her life in Wallingford, CT. She loved to cook, garden, and was an enthusiastic reader. Joan had an adventurous spirit and traveled the world. She was an avid square dancer where she made many lifelong friends. Joan was gifted with a keen mind and generous spirit. She was devoted to her family, and they were the most important thing to her. All are better for having known and loved her.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 27th between 10:00am and 12:00pm at the B. C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 South Elm Street, Wallingford.  A family-led celebration of life will follow at noon. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Joan's name to the Wallingford Animal Shelter. To leave a message of remembrance or for directions, please visit www.BaileyCares.com.

 

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Joan Patricia Gumkowski hosted by B.C. Bailey Funeral Home.

 

Joan P. Gumkowski, 87, peacefully departed this life on June 6, 2024 surrounded by her family.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Frank H. Gumkowski. She is survived by son Randell Gumkowski and wife Maria (Naclerio) Gumkowski, daughter Lauralee (Gumkowski) Koczera and husband Jan, son Christopher Gumkowski and wife the Honorable Angelica Papastavros, brother Oscar Williams Jr., five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Joan was born in Meriden, CT on July 17, 1936 and lived most of her life in Wallingford, CT. She loved to cook, garden, and was an enthusiastic reader. Joan had an adventurous spirit and traveled the world. She was an avid square dancer where she made many lifelong friends. Joan was gifted with a keen mind and generous spirit. She was devoted to her family, and they were the most important thing to her. All are better for having known and loved her.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 27th between 10:00am and 12:00pm at the B. C. Bailey Funeral Home, 273 South Elm Street, Wallingford.  A family-led celebration of life will follow at noon. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Joan's name to the Wallingford Animal Shelter. To leave a message of remembrance or for directions, please visit www.BaileyCares.com.

 

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Joan Patricia Gumkowski hosted by B.C. Bailey Funeral Home.

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