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Joan Ann
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May 6, 1932 – January 12, 2019

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Obituary for Joan Ann Bulshey (Rivers)

Joan Ann (Rivers) Bulshey, 86 of North Adams, MA died Saturday January 12, 2019 at the home of her son in Florida, MA.
She was born in North Adams, MA on May 6, 1932 daughter of William J. and Mildred M. (Curry) Rivers. She graduated from the former St. Joseph's High School with the class of 1949.
Joan was first employed by Arnold Print Works until her marriage. After raising her family she returned to work in 1985 at Excelsior Process and Engraving, where she worked until her retirement in 2001. She also assisted her husband in the operation of Tom's Mobil Station on State Road from 1977 to 1985 and worked at the former "Stitchery" on Eagle Street.
She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Joan enjoyed sewing, knitting and needlepoint. Most of all, Joan loved spending time with her family, including family vacations to Maine.
She was the widow of Thomas J. Bulshey who died on July 7, 2013. They were married on May 9, 1953 in St. Francis of Assisi Church.
Survivors include two daughters- Lisa A. Peloquin and her husband, Ronald of Southampton, MA and Dawn F. Brady and her husband, Gene of Hinsdale, MA and one son- Mark Thomas Bulshey of Florida, MA. She also leaves five grandchildren- Erica Bulshey of Florida, MA; Danielle Bulshey of Adams; Nicole Brady of Washington, MA; Casey Peloquin of Suffield, CT and Madeline Sakowitz of South Hadley; and nine great grandchildren- Brielle, Caleb, Trace, Sterling, Lilliauna, Caelyn, Sawyer, Amara, and Magnolea.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Joan Bulshey will be celebrated Wednesday January 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA are Tuesday from 4-6 PM. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association in care of the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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When Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Flynn&Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals Central Chapel
74 Marshall St.
North Adams, MA 01247

Service Information

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 11:00am
Rev. Dariusz Wudarski
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church
70 Marshall St.
North Adams, MA 01247

Interment Information

Southview Cemetery
1075 South Church St.
North Adams, MA 01247