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Joan M. Trimarchi, 74

April 05, 2018

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Mrs. Joan Marie (Clermont) Trimarchi, 74, of Williamstown, Mass., formerly of Adams, died on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Williamstown Commons. 

She was born in Adams on July 22, 1943, a daughter of the late Harvey and Emily (Cudak) Clermont. She attended schools in Adams and graduated from the former Adams High School. She then attended Salem State College, Salem, Mass., and earned her Bachelors in Education. 

Mrs. Trimarchi last worked as the business teacher at the Charles H. McCann Technical High School for 25 years, until retiring. Earlier, she had taught at Drury High School and for the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District. 

She was a communicant of Sts. Patrick and Raphael's Parish, Williamstown, and while in Adams, was a communicant of the Parish of St. John Paul II at Notre Dame des Sept Douleurs Church. 

Her husband, Donald Trimarchi, whom she married on August 2, 1968, died March 20, 2016. 

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Trimarchi of Ames, Iowa; her daughter, Maria Trimarchi Coughlan, of Florence, Ore.; one brother, Harvey G. Clermont, M.D., on Shrewsbury, Mass.;  two sisters, Eileen Clermont Rattner of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Susan Clermont Odenwald of Kensington, Md.; two grandchildren, Claire and Benjamin; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral notice: The funeral will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018, at 9 a.m. from the Paciorek Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St., Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Notre Dame des Sept Douleurs Church, McKinley Square, Adams, celebrated by Rev. Steven Montesanti, Pastor. 

Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams. Calling hours are Sunday, April 8, 2018, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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I was in the first class that Joan taught (shorthand) at Drury in 1965-1966. I think back at how she wasn't very much older than we were at that time--certainly a challenge. She accepted the challenge, was a great teacher, made her class fun and commanded and received the utmost respect. Throughout the years, I've always sort of kept track of Joan as one of her cousins married my brother. Rest in Peace Joan--I've always admired you.
from: Gerry Falconon: 04-09-2018

To the family, Im so sorry for your loss. Joan was such a sweet and caring woman. I helpedcare for Joan at Williamstown Commons for quite a while and was very fond of her. I loved helping her walk and having amazing talks with her. She will be missed. Again Im truely sorry for your loss.

from: Brent Malcolmon: 04-09-2018

Were so sorry for your loss. Cherish the memories you have of your mom and dad. Love, Amber, Scott, Matthew, & Katie Braman
from: on: 04-07-2018


We are so sorry for the loss of your sister. Her picture made us think immediately of you.

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Pat (Durant) and Larry Clairmont
from: Pat and Larry Clairmonton: 04-06-2018

She was one of my favorite teachers at McCann. My condolences to her family.
from: mdaigneaulton: 04-06-2018

I'm so sorry Maria and Jeff
from: rose zepkaon: 04-06-2018

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