WINCHENDON – Joanne M. Hajkowski, 86, of 66 Hyde Park Drive, died peacefully Thursday, April 30, 2020 in her residence, with her family at her side.
She was born in Bridgewater, Maine on July 2, 1933, daughter of the late Donald and Maxine (Brewer) Hartley and had lived in Winchendon since 1982.
Joanne had worked as a residential counselor in a mental health home. She was a member of the Winchendon Golden Age Club and the Church of God.
Her husband, Vitold A. Hajkowski, died in 1990 and her brother, Donald E. Hartley died in 2011. She leaves a sister, Barbara L. McCall of Portsmouth, NH, nieces, nephews and a close friend, Elizabeth Stewart of Winchendon and her family, who acted as her caregivers.
Funeral services will be private.
Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Gardner.
Memorial donations may be made Church of God Building Fund, 30 Beech Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.