ST. ALBANS: The family of Joanne Beaulieu, age 71, announces that she passed away peacefully on July 25, 2022.
She was born in St. Albans, September 21, 1950 the daughter of Thomas and Eunice Ruth Longley Messier. Joanne married Fernand Joseph Beaulieu on April 15, 1972.
Joanne became an LNA and worked for many years caring for the patients at the Holiday House, retiring in 1987. Joanne was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, reading, embroidery, camping, and family barbecues.
She is survived by two children, Angela Wells of St. Albans, and Daniel Beaulieu (Heather) of St. Albans; eleven grandchildren, Shianna Beaulieu-Wells, Brendan Wells, Travis Wells, Joseph Beaulieu, Christopher Beaulieu, Cody Beaulieu, Lidia Beaulieu, Kayla Hemingway, Brookie Hemingway, Hailie Jaring, and Abby Buckley; six great-grandchildren, Keenan Beaulieu-Brow, Kolton Beaulieu-Boomhower, Kai Beaulieu-Boomhower, Elias Ghilchrest, Kinley Jaring, and Emmett Jaring; and four siblings, James Messier of Bakersfield, Gale Messier (Denise) of St. Albans, Dale Messier (Kathy) of FL, Beverly Emch (Wendall) of Enosburg Falls; and special friend Sherri Hemingway.
A Remembrance Gathering and Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 11am, at the Church of the Nativity. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. A Time of Reflection will be held at the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 6-8pm.
As an alternative to flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the Franklin County Home Health Agency or the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home, where fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared with her family and friends at www.bradyandlevesque.com