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Joan Margaret Kirchner

September 28, 1939 ~ May 10, 2017 (age 77)
Joan Margaret (Mineau) Kirchner, 77, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 10. Born on September 28, 1939, in Holyoke, MA, a daughter of Ralph and Laura (Smith) Mineau, she was a longtime resident of West Springfield. She was predeceased by her beloved grandson, Joshua Bailey. Joan leaves behind her loving children, Debra Meggison and her husband Dan, Barbara St. Jacques and her husband Paul, Cheryl Bailey, Gardner Kirchner, and Frederick Kirchner III and his wife Brenda; sister, Donna Lee Hamilton and her husband Mike; eleven cherished grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and her nephew, Donald Hamilton. Family and friends are invited to gather on Saturday, May 13, for a service celebrating Joan’s life at 6:30 p.m. at Hafey Funeral Home, 494 Belmont Ave., Springfield. Her burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan’s name may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104. For further information please visit

 Service Information

May 13, 2017

6:30 PM to TBD
Hafey Springfield Chapels
494 Belmont Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108

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