Joan L. Pearson

August 28, 1933December 26, 2018

GALES FERRY – Joan L. Pearson, 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 26th at Hartford Hospital with her family by her side. She was reunited with her husband Herbie, and son Andrew at the gates of Heaven.

Joan was born in Norwich, CT on Aug. 28, 1933 to the late Andrew and Clara Kubik. She graduated from N.F.A. and worked as a Teller at the former Connecticut National Bank until her retirement. On May 23, 1953 she married her soul mate, Herbert “Herbie” Pearson enjoying 60 years of marriage before his passing on Oct. 5, 2013.

Joan loved the water from a child which stayed with her as she and Herbie would use their boat every summer. She was never afraid to waterski ride motorcycles loved sport cars had and many. Joan loved her dog Cuddles, and all animals including the local wild animals she would often feed.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law; Linda and Kenneth Crossett, a sister; Clara Petrowski, a nephew Edward Petrowski, grandchildren; Cody, Brendan, Ryan, Lindsey, Justin, Travis, Jenna, Tyler, and several great-grandchildren, and cousins.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

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Bill Pinckney

December 31, 2018

I would like to express my sorrow and condolences to the family. I pray you
find the fortitude to bear this great loss