Joan M. Ahern, 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Ct Hospice in Branford. The daughter of the late Hazel (Baisley) Ahern and John J. Ahern, she is survived by her sister Elizabeth (Bette) Ahern and her brother George Ahern, both of Branford. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Patricia.
Joan was an office manager for Mutual of Omaha for more than 40 years. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Church in Branford, where she was very active in the Ladies' Guild. She was also the secretary for the Friends of the Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford.
Friends may call Tuesday from 5-7 at the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 at St. Mary Church in Branford. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery in Branford. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary Church, 731 Main St. Branford, CT 06405.
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