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Joan M (Wisnouckas) LaRochelle

April 23, 2023

Joan LaRochelle Obituary

Joan M. ( Wisnouckas ) LaRochelle, of Chicopee was called safely home April 23, 2023 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Holyoke, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary ( Orlowski ) Wisnouckas.  Joan attended Mater Dolorosa school in Holyoke, and graduated from Holyoke High School. She had previously worked at Boston Mutual, Charter Cable of Ludlow, and spent several years as a bookkeeper for the Charles Realty Company in Chicopee. Joan is survived by her loving husband Armand, daughter Darlene LaRochelle Douglas and her husband David Douglas of North Port, FL, and their son Ayden; son Jeffrey LaRochelle and his wife Amy of West Springfield and their children Alyssa Perusse of Chicopee, and Jeffrey Jr. Joan loved the ocean, she loved animals, especially her pet cockatiels: Max, and Harley.  She enjoyed time with friends and family, and loved to be on her boat “Wings.”  She loved Sunday night family dinners at her uncle’s restaurant, Aqua Vitae in Hadley. A Requiem Mass at Our Lady of the Cross in Holyoke will be held on Friday, April 28th at 11 a.m.  Burial will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Daikin Humane Society in Springfield.

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