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Joan E. (Boardman) Bigos

July 10, 1944 ~ March 2, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Joan Bigos Obituary

Joan E. Bigos, 78, of Somersworth Road, passed away at her home March 2, 2023 surrounded by her loving family.

 She was born July 10, 1944 in Fall River, MA, daughter of Paul and Dorothy (Allinson) Boardman.

 Joan lived in Rhode Island where she met her husband of 61 years, Donald Bigos.  Together they raised their family between the Carolinas and New England.

 Joan loved her cats and baking for her large family.  She was an avid bluegrass fan and enjoyed playing bluegrass music on her guitar.  Joan cherished her family the most in life. 

 She was pre-deceased by her parents and infant son, Paul Bigos.  Surviving is her husband, Donald Bigos, Sr. of North Berwick; 4 sons, Donald (Woody) Bigos II and wife Heather of Rochester, NH, David Bigos of Woodruff, SC, Keith Bigos and wife Michelle of Piedmont, SC, Eric Bigos of North Berwick; 5 daughters, Joan (Nomie) Bigos of North Berwick, Donna Bigos of Wolfeboro, NH; Saundra Bigos of Tiverton, RI, Jennifer Spencer and husband Matt of Greer, SC, Heather Bigos of Pendleton, SC; her brother, Rev. Paul Boardman II and wife Muriel of the Villages, FL as well as her 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

 Graveside services and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.


Friends who wish may contribute to Another Chance Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 552, North Berwick, ME 03906.  

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