Joan C. Bickford (1948 - 2019)

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  • "So sorry to hear of Joan's passing. My condolences to her..."
    - Robert Chase
  • " My BFF, Joan, has been with me, if only in spirit at..."
    - Jackie Dennis (Sagadinous)
  • "Such a great person and excellent dispatcher, always..."
    - Deacon Jeff Lewis
  • "My condolences to the Bickford family. I worked with Joan..."
    - Dawn Reardon
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Service Information
Staples Funeral Service
53 Brunswick Avenue
Gardiner, ME
04345
(207)-582-3102
Memorial service
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019
10:00 AM
Staples Funeral Service
53 Brunswick Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345
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Obituary

PITTSTON - Joan C. Bickford, 70, of Pittston, died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 at her home. She was born in Augusta on Nov. 11, 1948, the daughter of Norman and Marjorie (Sutter) Connors.She grew up in Randolph and was a graduate of Gardiner Area High School, class of 1967. She later married and moved to Pittston keeping close to family throughout the Kennebec Valley area. She devoted 17 years of service to her community as one of Gardiner Fire and Rescue's dispatchers until she retired in early 2000. For anyone that has met her knew she had love and passion for all animals, none more than her own pets throughout her years. She is predeceased by her parents; husband James Bickford; two sons, David Bickford and James K. Bickford Jr. Joan is survived by a stepdaughter Jane Haskell of Hallowell; two sons, Jeffrey Bickford of Dresden, Gregory Bickford of Augusta; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 31 at 10 a.m. at Staples Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 53 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Deane Street, Gardiner. Arrangements are in the care of Staples Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 53 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, Maine. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the Staples Funeral Home website: familyfirstfuneralhomes.com In lieu of flowers, donations to her favorite charity can be made to theKennebec ValleyHumane Society10 Pethaven LaneAugusta, ME 04330

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Published in Central Maine on Aug. 23, 2019
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