Obituary: Joan M. (Green) Dunn

Joan M. (Green) Dunn
Joan M. (Green) Dunn

NAUGATUCK — Joan M. (Green) Dunn, 84, formerly of Naugatuck and the widow of Wallace G. “Wally” Dunn, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug.21, 2015 at Novant Health in Matthews, N.C.

Joan was born Sept. 11, 1930 in Waterbury, a daughter of the late Frank and Mary “Mae” (Hogan) Green and had lived most of her life in Naugatuck.

Joan is survived by her son, Michael W. Dunn and his wife, Kimberly, of Litchfield; her son, Dr. Stephen Dunn and his wife, Amy, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; her daughter, Lynn Griffiths and her husband, Robert, of Charlotte, N.C.; 14 grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, Joan was predeceased by her daughter, Kara Dunn.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave.

To honor Joan’s memory, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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