Joan K. Glanville
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    15 New England Executive Park
    Burlington, MA 01803

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“may you rip my friend ”
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“May you feel God's love and grace throughout your time of grieving and healing. ”
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“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May your happy memories of Joan get you through these sad times. ”
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“We are sending prayers, love and strength to all of those who will miss Joan. Love, The Kotfila Family ”
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“Dear Kelly, Patrick, & family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of great...Read More »
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“Thoughts & Prayers to the Glanville & Dawson families! John Griffin CCHS CLASS OF 1986 ”
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CHICOPEE: Joan K. Glanville, age 49, of Chicopee, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Holyoke, daughter of James and Carol (Dorman) Glanville of Chicopee and was a 1981 graduate of Chicopee Comprehensive High School and a 1983 graduate of Holyoke Community College. Joan was a six year Office Manager at Elco Dress Factory in Holyoke, then was a longtime Guard for the State of Connecticut Department of Corrections until her retirement several years ago. She was a member of the Agawam Gun Club, an avid motorcycle rider. She enjoyed chess, pitch, and was fond of movies, music and games. Joan loved animals, especially her cat Orange, and enjoyed working on her computer. Besides her parents, Joan is survived by a brother, Jimmy Glanville and his friend Brenda Lee of Chicopee, and his two sons Jameson and Joey Glanville, a sister Kelly Dawson and her husband Patrick of South Hadley and their four children, Jack, Liam, Farrell and Owen Dawson, a special cousin, Terry Anne Patrie, her Godchild Monique Verteramo, a family friend who helped care for Joan, Darlene Kras, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins from the Glanville and Dorman families. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 8:45 from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street in Holyoke, followed by a Mass in Saint Patrick Church, Main Street, South Hadley at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, South Hadley. Calling hours will be held Tuesday February 26th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) 15 New England Executive Park, Burlington MA 01803.