Joan H. (Glidden) Parenteau, 82, died June 22, 2018 at her home in Epping, NH after a period of declining health. She was born May 22, 1936 in Exeter, NH, daughter of the late Dwight Glidden Sr. and Helena "Isabell" (Moody) Glidden.
Joan grew up in Raymond, NH and was a graduate of Raymond High School. She was a longtime fancy stitcher, originally with the Raymond Shoe Shop and then many years employed with the Timberlane Co. Joan was a longtime resident of Epping, NH.
Family meant everything to Joan and she loved spending time with them. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, ceramics, traveling, camping, reading, gardening and flowers. She participated in the Epping Seniors for a short time.
Joan was predeceased by her loving husband of 51 years, Rene J. Parenteau who died October 25, 2016; a granddaughter, Jennifer Tierney; and a brother, Dwight Glidden, Jr.
She is survived by her son, David Tierney Sr. of Epping, daughter, Patricia Tierney of Epping, daughter and son-in-law, Renee and John Victoria of Epping, 6 grandchildren, Tonya Victoria and her boyfriend Levi Owens, Jolene O'Connor and her husband Michael O'Connor, Amanda Victoria, David Tierney Jr., Ryan Tierney and Michelle Tierney; 5 great grandchildren, Cayden O'Connor, Alana Porter, Chelsea Gilbert, Evan Gilbert, Kade Glidden, a brother, Dennis Glidden of OH., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Brewitt Funeral Home, Epping, NH.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Church, Epping, NH.
Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Epping, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Rockingham VNA & Hospice, 137 Epping Rd., Exeter, NH 03042