Joanne P. Wajda
July 5, 1937 – November 10, 2021
Joanne P. Wajda, 84 of Brewster and formerly of Elmhurst, Illinois, passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 10, 2021.
Joanne was born in Springfield, MA on July 5, 1937. She was the youngest of nine children of Andrew and Thelma Wajda (Godek).
After meeting her former husband who, was stationed at Westover Air Force Base, she moved to his hometown of Elmhurst, IL where she lived and raised her family for over two decades. Joanne eventually moved to Cape Cod calling it home for the next thirty plus years.
Spending time with her family gave Joanne great joy. She enjoyed dining out and going to the movies with her sister, Ermina Kosnack and their close circle of friends. Joanne was a member of the First Parish Brewster Unitarian Universalist Church, volunteering in their thrift store and often baking for different events. Joanne supported the arts and was herself, an avid painter.
Joanne is survived by her daughters, Marie Ciancio (Chybik) and Caren Chybik-Morse, 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
A Celebration of Joanne’s life will be held at Nickerson Funeral Home in Orleans, MA on Saturday, March 19, 2022, from 10:00 am ~ 12:30 pm
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Stroke Association at https://www.stroke.org
For online condolences please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com
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