Joan E. Brackett
February 10, 1938 - August 5, 2016
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak St., in Alfred. A Celebration of Joan's life will be held at the First Baptist Church in Sanford at a later date and will be announced.
Joan E. Brackett, 78 years old, went home to be with the Lord on August 5, 2016. She passed at Southern Maine Medical Center in Sanford.
Joan was born in 1938, the daughter of Florence (Allen) Rand and was educated in the No. Berwick schools, and returned to school later in life to obtain her G.E.D.
Upon entering the workforce, Joan worked in several factories over the years, yet her greatest passion was caring for the elderly for 20 plus years. She loved her clients dearly and they in return loved her. Joan’s other passion in life was her Lord; serving as a deaconess, Sunday school teacher and being open to all that God called her to do within the First Baptist Church in Sanford. Joan was married over 30 years to John Brackett of Sanford.
Joan is lovingly survived by her children, Dale Tremblay of Brunswick; Kevin Johnson of Sanford; Tami Johnson and family of Sanford; and James Johnson and his ex-wife, Mary and their families of Springvale; her sisters, Ann Grassi and family of Dover, NH and Donna McKay and family of Raymond, NH; 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is predeceased by her youngest son, Shawn M. Johnson and by her grandson, James A. Johnson, Jr (Jamie); and by her brothers, Robert Sargent of Houston, TX and David Desjardin of Farmington, NH.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak St., in Alfred. A Celebration of Joan’s life will be held later at the First Baptist Church in Sanford and will be announced.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Joan’s memory to the Youth Group Ministries of the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 250, Sanford, ME 04073.
“May my praise, be your praise until we meet again. Goodnight everyone, I’ll see you in the morning.” Love, Mother, Gram, Great Gram, Joanie, Sissy and Sister-in-Christ.
The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.