Joan E. Wiggin, of Westwood, died May 7, 2018. Joan was born on January 25, 1933 to the late D. Edward and Rose E. (Kelley) Wiggin. In addition to her parents, Joan was predeceased by her siblings Dorothy M. Conger, J. Herbert Wiggin, and Mary E. Goode. She leaves her nieces and nephews Elinor M. Albright and her husband Fred of Rutledge, TN, Dorothy Cawley of Mashpee, Brother David E. Wiggin CFX of Danvers, John J. Wiggin and his wife Jane of Westwood, Katherine F. Wiggin of Gloucester, Ann M. Wiggin of Reston, VA, Mary E. Spears and her husband John of Ipswich, Frederick J. Goode of Westwood, James E. Goode of South Royalton, VT, and Emily A. Goode of Westwood. She also leaves 13 great nieces and nephews and six grand nieces and nephews.
Joan was a graduate of Northeastern University and worked for many years as a benefits manager at GTE. She was a familiar face on Hartford Street in Westwood as she faithfully walked her beloved dogs many times daily. Joan volunteered at Glad Rags in Westwood for several years. She was an enthusiastic member of the Westwood High School Class of 1950 and enjoyed many reunions with her friends and classmates.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood on Friday, May 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. followed immediately by a funeral and Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood. Interment Old Westwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joan's memory to the Westwood Historical Society, P.O. Box 2575, Westwood, MA 02090 or the Animal Rescue League, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116.