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“Joanie not a day that goes by will take the pain away. I love and miss you my dear friend. I will be seeing you soon. I love you Joanie ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Josie Gilbo - Granby, CT

“My heart breaks for your loss. Sending love to Pat, Dave, Kylie and Beaux. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: ANGIE TURNER - East Windsor, CT

“Our New York Family would like to stay in touch with Kylie Nelson . As Kylie is my nephews daughter as well as Joans daughter. Love Aunt Dee 631-943...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Diana Kunz - Central Islip, NY

“I really enjoyed the connection that Joanie and I had. She was funny, smart,challenging, considerate, and caring. Everyday, I reach for my phone to...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: robyn banks - westfield, MA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Please stay in touch 631 553 8084, aunt Linda to kylie ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Marino - No. Babylon, NY

“To my 2nd niece Kylie and family grand mother & step granfather I send sincere condolences to you. Please keep in touch we would LOVE to see Kylie...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Marino - No.babylon, NY

“Joanie, you are now with angels smiling down on all of us! May God bless you Always,your aunt, Christine ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Joanie was my friend from back in highschool. We lost touch over the years but had recently reconnected a few years ago. We have so many great...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Rachel Kilman - Granby, CT

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Diana Kunz - NY - family

“I am so sorry for the immeasurable loss of your loved one. May God strengthen and sustain you with 'everlasting comfort and good hope' and 'comfort...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Dave

“My Condolences To The Family; I'm so sorry for your great loss. May all of the beautiful memories that you all shared with your loved one, bring...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“The struggle is real, sadly it has taken a beautiful, intelligent, charismatic young woman. I enjoyed our conversations so much. My heart goes out...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Claire Chapman - Granville, MA

“My sincerest condolences to all of you. I had the pleasure of meeting Joanie a few months ago. She would always make us laugh when she came around....Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Wendy Hart - Southwick, MA

“Joanie was funny, charismatic, loving, and a wonderful friend. She would always make me laugh. We shared some really great memories that I will hold...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Caitlin Kiehnle - West Suffield, CT


Joan M. “Joanie” Bergdahl,35, of West Suffield, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018, after losing her longtime battle with addiction. Born in Hartford, the daughter of Patricia Bergdahl, she grew up in Simsbury and Granby, graduating from St Mary’s in 1997 and Granby HS in 2001. Joanie worked for several years at Granby Pizza, but eventually got licensed as a CNA and was most recently employed at Governor’s House in Westfield MA. Her pastimes included gardening, cooking, reading Stephen King’s books, and watching the New England Patriots. Besides her mother Patricia, of West Granby, Joanie leaves her two beautiful children, Kylie and Beaux, and her stepfather David Tyrrell. Her family members also include her Maternal Aunt Joan Carvon Bergdahl of Salisbury CT, her Maternal Aunt Gloria Coots Baldwin and the family caretaker Leah Charania of Boca Raton FL, and the extended Tyrrell Family. Numerous friends and coworkers are saddened by her passing. Joanie was predeceased by her longtime partner, Christopher Grabarek. The family wishes to thank Ofc Thomas Kieselback, Sgt Geoff Miner, and Dispatcher Nicholas Fasano, from Suffield Police Department, for their kindness and compassion during this difficult time. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 24th from 4PM to 7PM at the Hayes Huling and Carmon Funeral Home, 364 Salmon Brook St Granby. Private burial will take place at Granby Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Dakin Humane Society PO Box 6307, Springfield MA 01101.

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