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Joann Risdon

20 June, 192931 December, 2020

Joann Risdon, 91, of Branchville passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice in Fredon, NJ.

Joann was born on June 20, 1929 in Matawan, NJ to the late Malcolm and Edith (Bryant) Fairfield. Joann and Hugh Risdon were married in February 25, 1950 and lived in Frankford Township until 1961 when they moved to Branchville with their two boys Hugh, Jr. and Glenn. They soon had Jeffrey, Grant and John. She was the secretary for Branchville and Frankford Township Planning Boards. She served two terms on the Branchville School Board and two terms as Republican Committeewoman. She also served many years as the municipal clerk for Frankford Township.

The beloved wife of Hugh Risdon, Joann is survived by her sons; Hugh, Jr., Glen, Jeffrey and his wife Nancy, Grant and John and her grandchildren Harper, Campbell, Emily and Amy. Along with her parents, Joann is predeceased by two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Wood Funeral Home, 16 Main St. Branchville, NJ 07821 from 10-11 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Branchville Cemetery in Branchville, NJ.

Memorial contributions can be made in Joann’s name to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave, Newton, NJ 07860 or Blue Ridge Rescue Squad, PO Box 232, Branchville, NJ 07826. Condolences may be offered online at www.woodfuneralhome.net

  • FAMILY

  • Malcolm Fairfield, Father (deceased)
  • Edith (Bryant) Fairfield, Mother (deceased)
  • Hugh Risdon, Husband
  • Hugh Risdon, Jr., Son
  • Glen Risdon, Son
  • Jeffrey Risdon (Nancy), Son
  • Grant Risdon, Son
  • John Risdon, Son
  • Harper Risdon, Grandchild
  • Campbell Risdon, Grandchild
  • Emily Risdon, Grandchild
  • Amy Risdon, Grandchild
  • Predeceased by two brothers and two sisters.
  • DONATIONS

  • Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice
  • Blue Ridge Rescue Squad

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, 9 January , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, 9 January , 2021

  • Interment

    Saturday, 9 January , 2021

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