HOULTON - Joanne L. Grant, 85, passed away on February 8, 2018 in Houlton. She was born September 21, 1932 in New Limerick, the daughter of Clarence and Doris (Cole) Lloyd.
Joanne was a 1951 graduate of Houlton High School and a 1985 graduate of Northern Maine Community College with a degree in Nursing. Joanne worked at Houlton Reginal Hospital for 20 years. She was an excellent seamstress and knitter and enjoyed crafting. In her later years she started quilting and was a member of Friends & Needles Quilting Guild which she thoroughly enjoyed. She made many beautiful items cherished by family members. She was a member of the Military Street Baptist Church, the Maine State LPN Association and the National Federation of LPN’s.
She is survived by her children, Debra Cone of Amity and David Grant of New Limerick; 4 grandchildren, Amanda L. Cone, Jennifer R. Grant, William Eric Grant and Logan A. Grant; 2 great grandchildren, Abby and Kayden Grant; 2 sisters, Joyce Craig of Jacksonville Beach, FL and Marlene Lloyd of Hancock; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents and 2 children, infant Michael A. and beloved son, William J. Grant.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Abouleish for his care and compassion over the years!!
Friends may call 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 11 at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. with the Rev. Randall Burns officiating. A spring interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to the Special Olympics of Maine, 125 John Roberts Road #5, South Portland ME 04106. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com