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Joanne P. Fritsch

June 15, 1936 ~ December 26, 2020 (age 84)


Joanne P. Fritsch, 83, of Attleboro, died peacefully on December 26, 2020 at Country Gardens. Born in Winchester, NH, she was a daughter of the late Oliver M. Prentice & Davena (Bailey) Prentice. At the age of 9, Joanne moved to Rehoboth to be raised by her beloved Aunt Betty & Uncle Earl Goff along with her cousins, Dotty, Earl, Vernon, & Dick Goff.

Joanne was employed as Licensed Practical Nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for 39 years until her retirement. She was a lifelong member of the Rehoboth Congregational Church where she sang in the choir.

She was a member of the Audubon Society, lifetime member of the 10th Mountain Division, and a 60 year member of the Anawan Grange. Joanne was an avid Red Sox Fan and loved “The Peanuts”, especially Snoopy.

She leaves her son, Douglas Fritsch of Wisconsin and three grandchildren. She also leaves many beloved cousins. She was the sister of the late Oliver M. Prentice, Jr., James B. Prentice, Janet M. Flagg, & Eva P. Litchfield.

Her funeral and burial in Rehoboth Village Cemetery will be private. Calling hours are respectfully omitted.

The family wishes to thank the wonderful caregivers at the Brookdale Attleboro Memory Care Unit, Country Gardens of Swansea, & Continuum Care Hospice for their love, support, and care of Joanne. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to the Rehoboth Congregational Church, 139 Bay State Road, Rehoboth, MA 02769 or to Continuum Care Hospice, 21 Father Devalles Blvd, Suite 204, Fall River, MA 02721 will be appreciated.

Arrangements are in the care of the Home of J.H. WILLIAMS & CO., 210 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI. 


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