Joanne Pauline Dixon

Apr 2, 1938 – Aug 27, 2016

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Joanne passed away on August 27, 2016 in Burien, WA at the age of 78. She was born in Gardner, MA on April 2, 1938, the daughter of Ernest and Mary Boucher.

She married Clarence Dixon on August 17, 1968 and they enjoyed 32 years of marriage until he passed in 2000. After his death, Joanne left Massachusetts and moved to Seatac, WA. Joanne is survived by her daughter, Lynne; her son, Michael, her daughter-in-law Josephina, and her granddaughter, Adonia.

Joanne was a registered nurse for many years until she retired.  She continued to volunteer at local medical centers.  She was devoted to caring for others as a nurse, wife, mother, and friend. She will be missed by all who knew her.

According to her last wishes, there will be no memorial service.

Memorials in her name should be directed to the Lupus Foundation of America,


William Lamoureux
Vero Beach, FL
Oct 6, 2016

How sorry I am to learn the sad news of Joanne's passing. I remember her well in our class at Holy Rosary School as well as at Gardner High School. Your mother will be missed by all of us who knew her. Her death diminishes us all.

My deepest sympathy to you and your family in your great loss.


William Lamoureux

Priscilla Pierce Douglas
Beverly, MA
Oct 6, 2016

Dear Lynne ad family,

I was so sorry to learn of your mother's passing. It is always so difficult to lose one's parents. My thoughts and prayers will be with you as you grieve.

A Fellow GHS friend,

Priscilla (Pierce) Douglas

Ruth Crafts
Gardner, MA
Oct 6, 2016

Dear Lynne and family,

Thank you so much for letting us know of the loss of your mom. I join with our other classmates of the Gardner High School Class of 1956 in prayers for the peace of your family at this sad time. We are sorry to lose another beloved member.

Jackie Siekman
Somerville, ma.
Sep 4, 2016

Lynne so sorry for your loss of your mother.Ive known your mother for years. And she was a very caring person. I worked with her for six years at Normandy House. I will miss calling her and talking about the red sox. May she rest in peace.

Vera Pantalone
Ottawa, ON
Aug 31, 2016

I'm very sorry for your loss, Lynne. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Tukwila, Wa
Aug 31, 2016


I was so sorry to hear your mom passed away. I enjoyed doing things with you and her and I love that picture of her at the Mariner's game. I know how hard this is for you and I hope you find peace very soon. Joanne rest in peace! I know you'll always watch over Lynne.

Jacqueline M. Finn(DIXON)
Amesbury, MA
Aug 31, 2016

Sue DiPasquale-Peterson
Racine, WI
Aug 31, 2016

Lynne, I am so sorry about your Mom. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Lynne Dixon
Seattle, WA
Aug 31, 2016

I can't believe you are gone, things will never be the same around here. Molly misses you so very much as do I. Rest in peace and give dad a hug for me.

vincent carnevale
newmarket, nh
Aug 31, 2016

your parents were kind welcoming and generous souls. we spoke many times and i got the feeling they wished the best for me. it was always a pleasure listening to them speak of you and your brother.i hope you are doing well. vinnie

Joni Olmstead
Everett, WA
Aug 31, 2016

Thinking of you and your family in this hard time, Lynne!

Jean A Patterson
Wichita, KS
Aug 31, 2016

I'm so sorry for your loss, Lynne. My thoughts are with you and your family. Sending lots of love and hugs.

Charlet Morris
Winston Salem, NC
Aug 31, 2016

I'm so sorry for your loss Lynne. Wishing for peace and comfort for your family during this sad time.

Liz Foley
Sydney, NS
Aug 31, 2016

Thinking of you and your family, Lynne. Lots of love.

Laura Nielsen
Oxnard, CA
Aug 31, 2016


My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Hugs from Cali...

Toni Robinson
San Diego, CA
Aug 31, 2016

I'm so sorry for your loss

Vinnie Guarna
Concord, Ma
Aug 31, 2016

Joanne was a loving and caring human being. She will be dearly missed! Love and peace to you...Vinnie

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