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Joan Marie (Ogden) Jansson

May 21, 1937 ~ June 16, 2019 (age 82)

Joan Marie Jansson, age 82, of Colchester, passed away on June 16, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  She was born at home in Stuyvesant, NY on May 21, 1937, a daughter of the late Floyd and Emma (Bender) Ogden.  Joan married her husband Richard Paul Jansson on May 19, 1956.  The couple made their home in Colchester after raising their family in Waterford.  Joan also built a hair dressing business in the family home, known as Joan’s Hair Design.  She retired several years ago.  Joan enjoyed baking and cooking for her family.  She loved to go to the Library to see the new arrivals and look through the cookbook section for a new recipe or two.  Joan will be remembered as a devoted family woman who put everyone’s needs before her own.  She never took any guff but she gave a heart full of love to her grand and great grandchildren whom she adored.  She will be sadly missed but remembered with love by her beloved husband Richard of 63 years, she leaves two daughters, Brenda Jansson of Valatie, NY, Deborah Jansson of Los Lunas, NM; a sister, Jean Ogden of Livingston, NY; sister-in-law, Sondra Ogden of Hudson, NY; six grandchildren, Terrence (Krystal) Brennan III, Richard Brennan, Amber Jansson, Jared and Jory Thompson, Brandon (Kristy) Jansson; ten great grandchildren, Ricky Jr., Brittany, Julian, Jennifer, Bentley, Logan, Serena, Jesse, Erica, Riley; and numerous extended family members and friends.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Shirley Ringer and a brother, Raymond Ogden. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held on July 13, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, at the Colchester Recplex, at 297 Old Hebron Rd in Colchester, CT. Donations in her memory may be made to the Cragin Memorial Library.  The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of arrangements.  For online condolences, please visit  

Donations may be made to:

Cragin Memorial Library
8 Linwood Avenue, Colchest CT 06415
Tel: 1-860-537-5752

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