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Joan F. Calder

Obituary for Joan F. Calder

September 18, 2018
Hanover, Massachusetts


Joan F. (Bennett) Calder, 81, of Hanover, died on September 18, 2018 at The South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Joan was born in Stoughton, Daughter of the late Harold and Ella (Rieser) Bennett. She was raised and educated in Stoughton graduating from Stoughton High School in 1955.

Joan was very active and enjoyed walking her dogs and swimming in the family pool. She also enjoyed reading, knitting and cooking. During the Christmas season, she was well known for making "Christmas goodies" for those that she loved.

Joan loved her family, friends and dogs. More than anything she loved to spend time with her family and dear friends.

Joan was the Wife of Denton C. Calder of Hanover. Mother of Robin Napolitan of Bridgewater and Dawn Smith and her Husband Donald of Holbrook. Grandmother of Jared Napolitan and his Wife Amanda, Kyle Napolitan, Andrew Napolitan and his Wife Kristina, and Andrea Smith. Great Grandmother of Emma Napolitan, Charlotte Napolitan, Adeline Napolitan, and Harper Napolitan.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Joan's life on Friday, September 21 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA. Burial will follow in the Hanover Center Cemetery. For directions, or additional information, please visit

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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