Joan (Johanna) Chellis

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Joan (Johanna) Chellis
1949 - 2017
WAYNE - Joan (Johanna) Chellis, 67, of Wayne, died Friday Oct. 27, 2017, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta. Joan was born in Augusta, Nov. 12, 1949, the daughter of Peter Lansing, MD and Carolyn (Osgood) Lansing. She was a graduate of Cony High School and the University of Maine, Orono. Joan became an accomplished fabric artist, making quilts and wall-hangings often times from her own painted fabrics. Her work has been shown all over New England and she was known for her strong sense of color. She was also an avid reader.
Joan was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her husband, William "Bill Chellis, of Wayne; her aunt, Ruth Gallagher, of Scarborough; and two cousins.
A memorial celebration of Joan's life will be held at Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop, Saturday Nov.11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
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Memorial donations
may be made to:
Cary Memorial Library
P.O. Box 127
Wayne, ME 04284


Funeral Home
Roberts Funeral Home
62 Bowdoin Street
Winthrop, ME 04364
(207) 377-8696
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Published in Central Maine on Nov. 5, 2017