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Joan Gosnell Birch

Death 2013
Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 103782270 · View Source
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Chatham, MA: Formerly of Pittsford NY, Joan (Gosnell) Birch, passed on peacefully with her loved ones by her side at Liberty Commons under the care of Broad Reach Hospice.

Joan is survived by her son, Thomas D. Birch, his wife Dian and their children Courtney and Tommy of Harwich, MA. Her Daughter Barbara (Birch) Suprenant, her husband Ron and their children Katie, Ron Jr. and Todd of Dudley, MA. Her brother James Gosnell and his wife Lois of Butler, PA. She is predeceased by her husband Dr. Thomas E. Birch 1985. Joan graduated from Brighton High School in 1951 and Century Junior College in 1953.

Her special place that brought her so much joy was Cape Cod. Whether it be looking at the lighthouses, or taking long walks along the water, every single aspect of this beautiful place brought her so much happiness.

The love that she had for her family and friends was indescribable. She devoted her life to raising her children and grandchildren, showering them with love and attention. Each and every friend that she made held a special place in her heart.

Please join us for a celebration of Joan's life Sunday January 20th 2013 12:00-2:00pm at BURGUNDY BASIN 1361 Marsh Road Pittsford NY. She always placed everyone ahead of herself and to carry on in the memory of Joan the family would like to give back, so in lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Pittsford Ambulance, 40 Tobey Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Notes of comfort and sympathy may be made to her family at

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on January 18, 2013


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