Joanne F. Meagher, 73, died peacefully surrounded by her family on March 12, 2019, at her home in Palmyra.
She was born on March 14, 1945, in Wade, Maine, one of thirteen children born to Harry and Mabel Campbell. She was a certified nursing assistant for over 30 years. She took wonderful care of many in their own homes in the local community.
Joanne loved being with her children and grandchildren; family was everything to her. She was generous, kind and always willing to help others. She enjoyed cooking and liked having lawn sales. She was known to many as the lawn sale lady! She was loved very much and will be missed more than words can express.
She is survived by her children: Gary Meagher Jr and companion Caroline Carrier of Bristol, CT, Nicole Meagher and companion Paul Mascal of Pittsfield, and Scott Meagher of West Haven, CT; grandchildren: Cameron Porter, Karissa Spaulding and husband Brandon, Brittney Meagher, Tyler Rogers and companion Brittany Estes, Branden Rogers and fiancée Brittni Lyons, Savannah Rogers and Mason Meagher; great-grandchildren: Lilly, Ella, Julian, Abigail, Liam and Zoe; siblings: Rev. Peter Campbell and wife Karan of Canaan, Carolyn Lary and husband Bill of Harmony, Linda Carron and husband Louis of Bangor, Duane Campbell and wife Lola of Ohio, Katherine Goldrup and husband David of AL, Ella Mae Pollard and husband Ron of FL, and Mary Downs and husband Jack of Waterville; sisters-in-law, Jeannie Campbell of Hartland and Paulette Campbell of VA; brother-in-law, Arthur Gagne of Canaan; special friends who are like family, Wayne and Gladys McVarish of Hartland; brothers-in-law, Carroll Meagher and wife Janice of Pittsfield, Dalton Meagher and wife Marcia of Corinna, and Don Reynolds of Newport; sister-in-law, Cathy Meagher of Corinna; several nieces and nephews; and two very close friends, Sherril Wallace and Cheryl Lamontagne.
She was predeceased by her parents; her loving husband, Gary Meagher Sr; her daughter, Yvonne Porter; her siblings: Eldon Campbell, Bobby Campbell, Ronnie Campbell, Ricky Corey and Betty Gagne; brothers-in-law, Merlin Meagher and Dean Meagher; and sister-in-law, Martina Reynolds.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at the Riverside Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Newport, with Rev. Peter Campbell officiating.
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