Fraser, Joan

November 12th, 2008
Joan M. (Watson) Fraser, age 72, of Wilmington, died peacefully at the Winchester Hospital on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, surrounded by her family.

Joan was born on March 2, 1936 in Boston, MA. Joan grew up in the Boston area and following High School she graduated from Boston Nursing Academy. Joan married Hugh D. Fraser in 1959, they celebrated 49 years of marriage, prior to his passing in May of 2008. Joan and Hugh moved to Wilmington in 1959 where they raised their sons and resided until their death. Joan was a member of A.I.M. in Wilmington and in her spare time she loved to read. Joan will be remembered for her sweet and kind ways, always helping others and putting them before her own needs, and for her devotion to her family and friends, there wasn’t anything she wouldn’t do for them and they will miss her dearly.

Joan was the beloved wife of the late Hugh D. Fraser, devoted mother of Brad Fraser & his wife Lynn and Greg Fraser & his wife Gina all of Wilmington, dear & loving grandmother of Brad, Jr., Jaclyn, Justin, & David Fraser.

Her Funeral Service will be held at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Saturday, November 15th at 11:00 a.m. and will be celebrated by Rev. Travis Bonnette-Kim from the Wilmington United Methodist Church. Interment will take place in the family lot at Wildwood Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Friday, November 14th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations in Joan’s name may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101 First Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02454.


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