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October 4, 1944 ~ January 17, 2020 (age 75)

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CHICOPEE-Joanne D. Champigny, 75, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020, at Chicopee Gardens in Chicopee, MA. 

Joanne was born on October 4, 1944, in Westfield, MA to Bernard J. Drummond and Frances (Eskerka) Drummond.

Joanne graduated from Putnam Trade class of 1964.  She continued her education at Holyoke Community College where she earned an Associates Degree in Medical Secretary. 

In her spare time, Joanne enjoyed reading, swimming, and bike riding.  There was only one thing that filled Joanne’s heart with joy and love…..spending time with her grandsons.  Joanne always ensured that her grandsons, Stephen and David had all that they needed and more.  Spoiling her grandchildren was a daily goal for Joanne. Spending time with them was always the highlight of her day.

Joanne was a friend of Bill W. and over the years her sponsorship helped many friends maintain their sobriety and achieve recovery.

Joanne is predeceased by her parents Bernard and Frances Drummond and her husband David Francis Champigny.   She is survived by her daughter Sheila Davis and her husband Steve Lear of Chicopee, MA, her grandchildren Stephen and David Davis, her brothers: Bernard Drummond, Jr. and his wife Janice of Southwick, MA, Richard Drummond and his wife Carol of Southwick, MA and Mark Drummond and his wife Mary of Southwick, MA, along with many other family members and friends. 

Joanne’s family will hold a private service followed by a private burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Westfield, MA. 

Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Hwy., Southwick, MA has been entrusted with arrangements.   Please visit www.avaloncelebrations.com

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