Joanne Adele Castricone – Lawrence, MA
Joanne Adele Castricone age 62 of Lawrence, MA passed away peacefully following a courageous battle with cancer on September 30, 2020 at Sutton Hill Center in North Andover, MA with her family by her side. She was born in Springfield, MA on February 7, 1958 the daughter of the late, Alfred F. and Rosemary B. (Prohaska) Waitt. She was raised and educated in Methuen, MA and graduated from Tenney Memorial High School, Class of 1975.
Joanne had most recently worked at Ralphie’s Restaurant in Salem, NH.
She is survived by her daughter, Sarah Castricone of Hudson, MA, her son, James Castricone of Lowell, MA, her sister, Rosemarie Cleveland and husband, Bruce of Sandown, NH, her brothers, Fremont Waitt and wife, Gail of Salem, NH, William Waitt and wife, Karen of Bradenton, FL and Alfred F. Waitt III of Ormond Beach, FL, her grandchildren, Jonathan, Tyler and Makayla as well as her longtime companion, Julien Caron of Lawrence. Many nieces and nephews also survive her.
Joanne’s positive attitude and love of life during her battle with cancer was an inspiration. She was a proud Member of the Merrimack Valley 45’s League.
She had a passion for horses and horseback riding. Joanne loved spending time with family and friends, motorcycle riding, camping, going to the beach…especially Old Orchard Beach, casinos and playing blackjack, and she also loved cooking.
Calling hours are Wednesday October 7, 2020 from 2 – 4 PM at Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. Please visit www.dewhirstbolesfuneral for directions or to sign the online guest book.
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