Joanne Chittenden Furtado, 77, of Mattapoisett, died April 17, 2013. She was the wife of Bob Furtado of Mattapoisett, and former wife of the late David Chittenden.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter Janice Haggan, her husband Wallace and their son Patrick, of Pembroke; and her son, Alan Chittenden of Plymouth.
Joanne passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after suffering with cancer for many years. She was treated at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston under the direction of Dr. Steven McAfee and all of the wonderful nurses, practitioners and staff in the Cancer Infusion Unit.
At periods of time when she was at home, she was being treated by the wonderful staff of Community Nurse and Hospice Care of Fairhaven. Her family would also like to express their many thanks to the Mattapoisett Police, Ambulance and EMT’s.
Private Funeral Services were held on April 24, 2013 at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6), Mattapoisett. Burial followed in the family plot at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Mattapoisett.