Joan Chaput

Obituary of Joan Carol Chaput

Joan C. Chaput, age 76, of Glastonbury, beloved wife of Donald Chaput passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Born in Hartford to John P. and Rose (Bordonaro) lacino on April 28, 1947. She was raised in Hartford, attended local schools and graduated from South Catholic High School. Joan went on to graduate from the University of Saint Joseph in 1969. During her Senior year she was engaged to the love of her life, Don Chaput. They were married in 1970 and remained happily married for 53 years. Joan went on to obtain a Masters degree from Central Connecticut State University. She immensely enjoyed her career teaching in several school districts in both elementary and special education. Joan and her husband moved to Glastonbury from their home in Newington in 1978. In Glastonbury they raised two sons. During travel soccer season she enjoyed many happy hours at soccer fields watching her sons play. Joan was also an avid fan of poetry (especially haiku), and was published in several journals. She was also a longtime member of the Wit and Wisdom Society. She enjoyed many family vacations; especially those with large theme parks or beautiful beaches with many interesting craft stores close by. In retirement she was especially fond of vacations with her husband to Kennebunkport and Bar Harbor, Maine. Above all she enjoyed getting together with family and close friends especially around the holidays. She leaves behind her loving husband Don of Glastonbury, son Michael of Amston, son David (Amanda) and their daughter (Joan's cherished granddaughter) Elliana of Manchester, Uncle Paul Bordonaro (Ange) of Windsor; cousins Robert Bordonaro of Windsor, Mark (Naida) of Amston and Karl (Phyllis) of Naples, Florida. Joan also leaves behind many other cherished dear friends and relatives. Joan was a very loving, selfless, and caring person who will be missed by all. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 11:00 at Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Glastonbury. Friends and family may call from 10am to 11am prior to the service. For online condolences please visit

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