Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Joan Murchie?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Joan's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
November 18, 1934 ~ November 1, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
2 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of Joan's family - View on Tribute Wall
Joan Murchie, 88, of Fairfield, CT, died peacefully in her home on Thursday November 1, 2023.
She was born in Bridgeport, CT in 1934 to Muriel and Alexander Murchie. She attended the University of Connecticut studying Education. She then taught 1st Grade for 40 years in the Bridgeport Schools.
She was preceded in death by her beloved George "Don" Peterson, her sister Elsie and brother-in-law, Lowell Richard. She is survived by her nephew Glenn Richard and wife Noelle, grandnephew Frank Richard and Andrea, her niece Dawn Bohin and husband Jonathan, grandnieces Amy and Michelle Bohin, grandnephew Matthew Bohin, and her cousins Cindy and Royal Ruffles.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday November 7, 2023 at the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Rd., Fairfield, Internment will follow at the Kings Highway Cemetery in Milford. Friends and family may visit at the funeral home on Monday from 5PM-7PM In lieu of flowers, donations to any animal rescue group would be greatly appreciated.