Born August 6, 1953 in Oak Park, IL, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Ella (Goger) Barry.
Joanne was a parishioner of St. Thomas Church and a volunteer at the YMCA. She loved to read and was an avid Star Trek Fan.
She is survived by her brother, Thomas Barry and wife Karen of Southington and her sister Ellen Jeanne Carlson and husband Kevin of Niantic; two nieces, Emily Barry and Kathryn Carlson; five nephews, Josef, Joshua and Jacob Barry and Michel and Evan Carlson.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday, January 9th at 9:15 a.m. from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington to St. Thomas Church, 99 Bristol St., Southington for a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 200 Executive Blvd., Southington, CT 06489.
For online condolences and directions please visit, www.dellavecchiafh.com