Joan W. (Welter) Pelletier, 86, of Westfield, MA and formerly of Enfield, CT. entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 2, 2020. She was the beloved wife of 54 years to the late Paul E. Pelletier (2009). Born on August 4, 1933 in Simsbury, CT to the late William and Gertrude (Boudreau) Welter. She was a graduate of Simsbury H.S. and had resided in Enfield for 55 years and the past 2 years at The Arbors in Westfield, MA. Before, retiring Joan was employed as an Administrative Assistant with Aetna Life Ins. for many years, as well as a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother that dedicated her life to caring for her family and home.
She had a passion for cats, enjoyed reading, dancing and spending time with family and friends including the gang at Shaker Heights.
Joan is survived by a son Gary Pelletier & wife Debbie of Enfield, a daughter Diane Flathers of West Springfield, MA and a daughter-in-law Eileen Pelletier of South Windsor, CT, her six loving grandchildren Megan and Dan Card, Jessica Pelletier, Brianna Pelletier, Alyson Flathers, Brian Pelletier and Robert Pelletier, her four beloved great-grandchildren Landon & Finn Card, Max Carra, and Jaxon Reed. She is also survived by a sister-in-law Mary Welter of Mattapoisett, MA, as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son Glenn Pelletier, a son-in-law Keith Flathers and a brother Robert Welter.
Relatives and friends may gather with her family on Friday, August 7, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 am at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 am in St. Martha Church 214 Brainard Rd. Enfield. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Patrick’s King St. Cemetery, Enfield. Due to the health crisis mask and social distancing is required at the funeral home and church. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Joan’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association CT Chapter, 200 Executive Blvd., 4B Southington, CT 06489-1058 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.