February 12, 1929 ~ May 9, 2011
Joan Giordano Lynn, age 82, of Hamden, passed away on May 9, 2011 at the Hospital of St. Raphael. Joan was the widow of Robert Hanson Lynn, Sr. Born in New Haven on February 12, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Andrew J. & Anna Scafraella Giordano. Joan is survived by her sons, Robert Hanson Lynn, Jr of Madison and Brian David & his wife Beverly Lynn of Newnan, GA; her grandchildren, Kathryn Michelle Lynn of Hamden & Andrew James Lynn of Newnan, GA and her brother Anthony Giordano of Delmar, NY. Joan was also predeceased by her son David Lynn and her grandson, Robert Hanson Lynn, III. Joan was a retired bank teller from the now Bank of America in Hamden and was a former telephone operator for Southern New England Telephone Co. She was a very active member of St. Rita's Church, working on several committees and helping in many ways. Her funeral will leave from BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME- 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Friday, May 13, 2011 at 9:30 AM for her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Rita Church, 1620 Whitney Ave. Friends may also visit with her family on Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will take place in All Saint's Cemetery, North Haven. Contributions in Joan's memory may be made to St. Raphael Foundation, Inc. - 1450 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511-9839.