Joanne (Beccia) Stratton, 86 of Milford died on December 14th at Countryside Health Care after a short illness. She was the wife of Bruce Stratton for 66 years. Mrs. Stratton was born in Milford, Ma, the daughter of the Michele and Jennie (Coscia) Beccia and lived in Milford her whole life. She is also survived by her 4 children Kathy Bufalo and Beth Dalesio of Milford, Bruce J. Stratton and his wife Patricia of Franklin, Scott Stratton and his wife Anna of Las Vegas, Nevada. She also has ten grandchildren. Amanda Dias and her husband Pedro of Milford, Alexa Stratton of Austin, Texas, Kevin Stratton of Norton, Dylan Dalesio of Milford, Samantha and Danielle Stratton of Franklin, Frank Dellafemina, and Maria, Michael, and Christine Dellafemina. In addition to her grandchildren she leave a great grandson, Anthony Domenic Dias.
Mrs. Stratton was a 1953 graduate of Milford High School and a 1956 graduate of Saint Vincent Hospital of Nursing in Worcester, Ma. She was employed at several Worcester Hospitals as well as Milford Hospital. She later worked as one of the first school nurses for the Town of Milford. Mrs. Stratton was a past member of the MA School Nurse Association, National Nurse Organization, MTA and was a certified school nurse and volunteered at the Milford food pantry. Her favorite pastime was making and collecting dollhouses, antiques and playing Mahjong. She and her husband enjoyed spending time at their winter home in Naples, Florida. She is the sister of the late Louise Calzolaio and the late Mary Larson, and her nephew Mark Calzolaio.
Visiting hours will be held 8:30-9:30 A.M. on Monday December 19th 2022 at The Consigli Ruggerio Funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10:00 A.M at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. Milford. The burial to follow in parish cemetery. In Lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of your choice.