Obituary for Joan Melanson
WALTHAM - Joan M. Melanson, age 81 years, of Waltham, passed away Tuesday morning, August 1, 2017 at Marist Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Waltham. Born in Lynn, she was the dear daughter of the late Leah (Melanson) Liss.
Joan had been employed at the Deaconess-Waltham Hospital for many years and she was very active within the Waltham Community. Joan was very friendly and many people were found of her and will miss her.
She is survived by her niece, Ana Paula Baroud of Danvers and many friends. She was also the sister of the late William W. Liss and his wife Maria.
Joan’s Graveside Service will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beverly on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Marist Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 66 Newton Street, Waltham, MA 02453. Arrangements under the direction of the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com