Joan H. Spellman

Joan H. Spellman, 98, of Manchester, beloved wife of the late John Spellman, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021, at Manchester Memorial Hospital. She was born in Castlemaine, Ireland, to the late Michael and Mary Griffin.  

She leaves behind her children, Kevin Spellman and his wife Marcy of Hebron and their children Joseph and Caroline; Michael Spellman of Bolton, and David Spellman and his wife Ruth of Manchester. She also leaves behind her brother and sister-in law, Michael Griffin and Eileen Griffin of Glastonbury and many cousins, nieces, and nephews here in the United States and Ireland.

She was predeceased by six siblings, Catherine Griffin, Thomas Griffin, Jane Foley, John Griffin, Ellen O'Shea, and Jeremiah (Dermot) Griffin.

Joan was a graduate of the Hartford School of Cosmetology.  She was an active member of the Manchester Senior Center and the Little Flower of Jesus Mother's Circle.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 10th, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at St. James Parish, 896 Main Street, Manchester, followed by a burial at St. James Cemetery. Donations in Joan's memory may be made to the charity of their choice.