Joan M. Ducey

Waterford - Joan M. Ducey, 83, of Windward Way, formerly of Niantic, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at her home.

She was born Sept. 22, 1930, in New York, N.Y., the daughter of Michael Stack and Catherine Mary Calahan. Joan was employed for many years in New York City by the board of education.

She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Cyril Ducey.

Mrs. Ducey is survived by her son, Stephen Ducey, MD and his wife, Cathy, of Waterford; and two grandchildren, Brianna and Connor Ducey.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Carol Ducey.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 48 Grand St., Niantic. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 9, at St. Agnes Church, Niantic. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, New York will be private.

Donations in her memory may be made to Center for Hospice Care Southeastern Connecticut, 227 Dunham St., Norwich, CT 06360.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand St Niantic, CT 06357
(860) 739-6112

Published in The Day on June 7, 2014