Joan Screen, 74, of Plainville, passed away among her beloved family on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
She was born on February 24, 1946 to the late Frederick and Elizabeth (Vaill) Screen. She attended school in Plainville, and then started working at The Constructive Workshop in New Britain for many years followed by BARC in Bristol. She retired from FAVARH in Canton a few years ago. Joan was heavily involved in ARC of Plainville where she was able to be a part of several Memorial Day Parades. She attended many functions of the Special Olympics as well. Her daily life revolved around her family including her family at the Alleluia House in Avon, and her love of music. Every type of country music and, of course, Christmas music were her top genres to listen to. She looked forward to every holiday so she could enjoy her family together. Remembered for her joyous smile and kind heart, her presence will be missed by many.
Joan is predeceased by her parents Frederick and Elizabeth Screen, her brother Phillip Screen, and her niece Luci Screen. She is survived by her siblings Cindy Goodfield and her husband Paul Goodfield, Sr., Harold Screen and Lois Lovejoy, and Willard Screen and his wife Elaine Screen; multiple nieces and nephews, great nephews, a great niece, and cousins.
Joan may be remembered with contributions to the Cerebral Palsy Center at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06042 or www.connecticutchildrens.org
Joan’s life will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Plainville Funeral Home, 81 Broad St, Plainville, followed by committal services at West Cemetery. Family and friends may gather on Friday evening, from 6-8 p.m. Guests are asked to attend in accordance with CDC guidelines, wear face coverings and practice social distancing. For the full obituary and online expressions of sympathy please visit Joan’s tribute page at www.PLAINVILLEFUNERALHOME.COM.
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Cerebral Palsy Center at Connecticut Children's Medical Center
282 Washington St., Hartford CT 06106