Obituary: Joan (Devoe) Monkiewicz, 74

Obit - Joan MonkiewiczJoan (Devoe) Monkiewicz, 74, of Southington, passed away on August 6, 2016 at CT Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of the late Raymond F. Monkiewicz Jr.

Joan was born on August 11, 1941 in Eagle Lake, ME  and was the daughter of the late Hampy and Gertrude (Saucier)Devoe. Joan was employed by Pexto and Pratt and Whitney. She also worked at Bradley Memorial Hospital and at Little Wonders Daycare.

Joan is survived by her daughter Jill J. Longo and her husband Dan of Plantsville, and grandchildren Connor Longo and Madeline Longo.  She is also survived by her twin sister Juanita Lamb and her husband Richard of FL, two nephews Chris Lamb and his wife Diane of Southington and Jay Lamb and his wife Christine of FL, along with aunts, cousins, great nieces and nephews and numerous close friends.

Joan’s funeral will be held on Thursday Aug 11 at 9:45 am from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home 211 N. Main St. in Southington to Mary Our Queen Church 248 Savage St. in Plantsville at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, in Southington. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5-7 pm at the Funeral Home.

Donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research  Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Pl. Memphis, TN 38105.  For directions and online condolences visit

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