Joan V. Nadeau, 79 of Wellington, FL and North East, MD, passed away suddenly on Monday, August 29, 2016.
Born in Hamlin, ME, on October 12, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Patrick D. and Marie (Violette) Parent.
Mrs. Nadeau earned her Bachelor’s Degree from West Virginia University and her Masters from the University of Delaware, both in English Education.
She loved teaching. During her career she taught English as a Second Language at the Writing Center at the University of DE and at the Adult Education Center in Greenwich, CT.
Mrs. Nadeau was an active member of the North East Women’s Civic League. She loved reading, especially technical books and novels and was fluent in French.
A loving, caring person, she enjoyed doting on her family and dear friends.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 59 years: Dr. Richard Nadeau; one daughter: Karen McCamant and husband Kevin of Washington, DC; two sisters: Arlene Welch, Clare Sherlock and one brother: Elmer Parent; four grandchildren: Ian McCamant, Amanda Nadeau, Emma McCamant and Monica Nadeau; and her daughter-in-law: Angela.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son: Richard G. Nadeau, Jr.; and two brothers: James and David Parent.
Memorial service will be held Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:30 am at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD, with visitation beginning at 10:30 am until service time.
Private interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Dover, NH.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be sent to Cecil College Foundation, Cecil County Library, or NEVFC, in care of the funeral home.