LEBANON, Maine - Joan Catherine Vachon of Lebanon, lost her battle to cancer on Friday September 23, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born April 19,1957 in Boston, to the late Joseph Benham and Olive (McCarthy) Benham.
She is survived by her loving husband Joseph "Marty" Vachon Jr, daughters Jenny McCarthy, Jamie Stockford, Carrie Crockett, and son Joseph Vachon III, sisters Janet Bill and Marie Benham, 10 grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
She was predeceased by her siblings Robert Benham, Patricia Clements, Joseph Benham Jr, Theresa Witham, and Susan Cole. There's a huge Yahtzee game going on in Heaven.
She worked as a barber and hair stylist locally and at PNSY. She was a member of the American legion post 7 Women's Auxiliary and started free veteran haircuts and carried it through to most of the shops she worked at. Gardening, spoiling the grandchildren, hosting a great party were a few of the things she loved. Above all good time with friends and family. She was a great cook always feeding anybody that was hungry, Joanie was the nicest person with a great smile and sparkling eyes. Everyone that knew her loved her.