Joanne S. Walshe
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Newport - Joanne S. Walshe, 89, died peacefully January 19, 2020 at a Bangor hospital surrounded by her family. She was born August 22, 1930 in Corinna, a daughter of Charles and Madeline (Sprague) Shepherd.
She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Bellmore and husband Paul; her son John Treadwell and wife Debra, all of Levant; a special daughter Linda Colangelo of Bangor; a sister Betty Lou Driscoll and husband Jerry of Jensen Beach, Florida; step children, Jon Walshe of Corinna, William Walshe of Newport, Kathy Ouellette of Farmingdale, Veronica Pierce and husband Wayne of Boothbay Harbor; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren. "Auntie" always enjoyed visits from Brenda Early, Amy Faircloth and Joe Shepherd and porch sitting with Cora and Lloyd Buzzell. She will also be remembered by the staff and many friends she made at the Maine Veterans Home.
Joanne was predeceased by husbands Robert Neal Treadwell and John Walshe; and brothers John Shepherd and Charles Philip Shepherd.
A special thanks to the Maine Veterans Home in Bangor and to the 6th floor staff at Eastern Maine Medical Center for their care and compassion.
According to her request there will be a graveside funeral and committal service at the Corinna Village Cemetery in the spring. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport.
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Published on January 20, 2020


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Linda McNally ("Lynn") Parker
Jan 22, 2020
Remembering Joanne fondly and her kind ways. Also, have to chuckle about her claiming the grommet bag for her knitting. May you hold warm memories in your hearts and know that many share your sorrow during this difficult time.
Jamie Schneller
Jan 21, 2020
Joanne was a kind soul. I have many fond memories growing up of visiting her and John. Thinking of the family in this difficult time.
Gary Dorman
Jan 21, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Joanne was a very warm and friendly person and I always enjoyed seeing her at Burger King and catching up on family activities.