Joan M. Rehor

WESTFIELD  – Joan Marie (Krom) Rehor, resident of Heritage Hall West in Agawam, passed away peacefully entering into her Eternal Life early Saturday morning with her four loving children by her side. Joan was born on November 21, 1937 in Westfield to the late Catherine (Laudato) and Edward E. Krom. She attended Westfield schools and was a Superior Merit graduate of the Westfield High School Class of 1955. She was the Chairwoman of the musical production “Sentimental Journey” presented by the 1955 senior class in which she also danced. Joan lived her life cherishing her role as “The Rehor Family Matriarch”, a loving and devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. Family was everything to Joan and she thoroughly enjoyed holidays and all the special family gatherings, individual visits and day trips with her family members. She was the protector and cared deeply about all-things family. Joan was an avid Red Sox fan and smiled Thursday morning  at Mercy Hospital when she learned of and viewed the highlights of the 2018 pennant clincher. She enjoyed music of all genres and often watched concerts on television. She thoroughly enjoyed attending the outdoor concert at this years’ Big E featuring the Drifters and the Platters. Joan was pre-deceased by her loving husband Alfred C. Rehor in 1969, her only brother Edward J. Krom in 1971 and her mother-in-law Sophie Rehor in 2011. Joan is survived by her four loving children, Kathleen and her husband John Huffman of Agawam, Jeffrey and his wife Meena of Enfield CT, Natalie and her husband Paul Zombik of Holyoke and Alfred and his wife Darlene of Westfield. She leaves eight grandchildren, Andrew Huffman and his wife Missy, Sarah and her husband, Christopher Roy, Christopher and Katherine Zombik, Bryan and Tyler Rehor and Samuel and Allison Rehor. She also leaves three great-grandchildren, Charlie and Adelyn Roy, and Cassidy Huffman. Joan leaves two sisters-in-law Nancy and husband Donald Fioroni and Joan Philbrook along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. Joan also leaves her dear cousin Nancy (Laudato) Trotman and good friend Joanne Czach. Calling hours will be Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 12:00pm with a prayer service beginning at 12:00 noon at the Firtion-Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad Street, Westfield. Interment will follow at St Mary’s Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Joan’s life at a luncheon reception at the Westwood Restaurant, 94 North Elm Street, Westfield, MA. The family expresses much gratitude to the staff at Heritage Hall West in Agawam as well as the nurses and doctors in the Mercy Hospital ICU with a heartfelt thank you to nurse Sherawn. Donations may be made in Joan’s name to the Jimmy Fund, charity of The Boston Red

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