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“My thoughts are with you. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Lynn B - Burlington

“Dear will, sorry for your loss. Will keep you and the rest of the family in my prayers ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Kal Payer - East hartford, CT

“My deepest sympathy in the loss of your beloved wife Joan,she was a very lovely lady and it was a privilege to have known her,we spent time together...Read More ยป
3 of 4 | Posted by: sandy shore - berlin, CT

“Our sincere sympathies for your loss. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

Joan (Dobbins) Payer, 83, of Berlin, beloved wife of Wilfred R. Payer died peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Manchester Manor. She was born on April 17, 1935 in Lawrence, MA, daughter of the late John and Leda Dobbins. Joan grew up in East Hartford and graduate from East Hartford High School. She worked for CT Mutual Life Insurance Co. for over 27 years and later for Wire Mold. In her younger years she worked as a model. Joan enjoyed cards with her card group and shopping. She loved her family and enjoyed every moment she had to spend with them. Along with her husband of over 48 years, Wilfred, she leaves her sister, Maryann Russell, and her husband Michael of FL; and three sisters-in-law, Doris, Claire, and Lillian. She was predeceased by her brother, John Dobbins, and sister, Patricia Raymond. Her family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, from 10 - 11 a.m., at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Rd., South Windsor. A memorial service will follow in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Center Cemetery in South Windsor. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Please visit us at for online condolences and guest book.