JoAnn “Jo-Jo” Britton

WESTFIELD: JoAnn “Jo-Jo” Britton, 81, passed away peacefully at Westfield Gardens Nursing Home on December 13, 2020 after complications from COVID-19. She was born on Jan 8, 1939 in Ware, MA. She grew up in Russell, MA and was a longtime resident of Westfield, MA. JoAnn graduated from Westfield High School in 1956 and was retired from Westfield Coatings in Westfield. She was an avid Red Sox and Patriots Fan and was known for proudly wearing her team gear. Jo Ann also loved cards, bingo and bowling. She traveled all over the United State to bowl in tournaments. Her favorite trips were cross-country USA & Canada trips on the Mystic Valley Rail Road. She also enjoyed traveling to Florida and California. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She really loved going for car rides and going out to eat.

She was predeceased by her parents Byron E. Britton and Alice Pierce Britton, her brother Leigh Britton, and nephew Toby Britton. She leaves her sister Susan Maxwell and her husband Lyle of Russell, niece Lindsey Maxwell of Russell, nephew Tyler Maxwell of Hatfield, niece Tracy Rebello of California, nephew Leigh Britton, Jr. and niece Tammy Garner both of Oklahoma, niece Susan Coombs of Florida and cousin Ann Abbey of Agawam.

We want to thank the staff of Westfield Gardens for the many years that they took care of her; they were her second family.

There will be a private service at the Russell Cemetery in the spring 2021.

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