Joan Reiland

Obituary of Joan Reiland

Joan E. Reiland, 82, of Newport, RI, died Tuesday, February 13, 2007, at the Village House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Harrison Avenue, Newport. Born in Newport, on July 1, 1924, Joan was a daughter of the late Debar C. and Margaret C. (Hussey) Hosch. She graduated from Rogers High School, Class of 1942 and Pembroke College, Class of 1946. As a young woman she worked for Eppley Labs in Newport and then for Raytheon Company in Portsmouth. Joan then continued to work for the Newport School Department, and after 20 years, retired in 1986. She was a life member of the Rhode Island Retired Teachers Association. While she was a parishioner of Jesus Savior Church, Newport, Joan was active and taught C.C.D. She was also a parishioner of St. Joseph Church, also in Newport. Joan is survived by her daughter Donna Gallipeau of Newport, her grandson Richard Gallipeau and granddaughter Ruth Ott, her brothers Paul D. Hosch of Norfolk, CT and John F. Hosch of Middletown, RI, her sisters Fay M. Kerins of Naples, FL and Middletown, RI and Ellen H. Lauzon of Middletown, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 17th at St. Augustin Church, Carroll Avenue, Newport at 9:00am. Burial at St. Columba Cemetery, Brown's Lane, Middletown, RI. Visiting hours will be held Friday, February 16th at the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., Newport, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Donations may be made in Joan's memory to the Village House Activity Fund, 70 Harrison Ave., Newport, RI 02840
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