Joan Maria Hadley


Augusta - Joan "Joanie" Maria Hadley, 54, passed away unexpectedly in Augusta in July 2019. Joan was born on a Saturday, March 27, 1965, in Bangor, Maine and was quickly adopted by Alton Hadley and Linda Mundy Hadley, who were anticipating her arrival.
In her early years growing up in Brewer, Joan enjoyed reading, the arts, and writing poetry. She was always the one to make sure her siblings used their manners. She graduated from Brewer High School in 1983. Joan gave birth to her first child, Kate Elizabeth, in 1987, and her son, Anthony Stephen, in 1990. She worked in department stores throughout her early adulthood, and in her late thirties was certified as a CNA. She loved animals, going for long walks, and visiting with her children.
Joan is survived by her father, Alton Hadley of Scarborough; daughter, Kate Bernatche and partner Emily, of Seattle; son, Anthony Bernatche and his wife Leah, of Bangor, parents of grandson, Samson; father of her children, Tony Bernatche; brother, Christopher Hadley and his wife Terri, of Manchester NH; sister, Jennifer Marquis and her husband Matt, of Standish; brother, Mike and his wife Kallie, of Weare NH; and brother, Sean of Scarborough.
The family will be celebrating her life privately and ask that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to either NAMI (The National Alliance on Mental Illness) or the Bangor Maine Humane Society.
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Published on July 29, 2019
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Susan Turcotte
Jul 30, 2019
My condolences to all of Joan’s family. May each of you find peace in remembering Joan and her love for each of you.
Uncle Joe
Jul 30, 2019
Kate, Anthony and Family, I'm so sorry to learn of your immense loss. May you find comfort in knowing that your Mother is at peace. Please feel free to contact me if I can do anything. I love you both very much. Uncle Joe.
Pam Smith
Jul 29, 2019
Your mother was a sweet lady, it’s hardest on those love ones left behind , she is now in a better place
Rhonda Hadley
Jul 29, 2019
So sorry to hear of Joan's passing my thoughts are with you
Jul 29, 2019
I am glad we got to share our love for one another. Your time here was cut way too short! You have been greatly missed and will continue to be missed! Love ya JoJo!!!!
Anna Bean
Jul 29, 2019
My heart goes out to you and your family you are all in my thoughts and prayers Anthony I am so very sorry for your loss lots of hugs and love Aunt Anna
Tim & Tracey Hotham
Jul 29, 2019
Kate, Anthony, Tony and families,

We are so sorry to learn of Joan's passing. Our hearts are mourning with you. Sending you all love and prayers of peace & comfort.

Tim and Tracey Hotham