Joan Ann (Connerton) Prentiss Gravelle

Published on Wednesday, 3 August 2022 15:04


Joan Ann (Connerton) Prentiss Gravelle, 88, of Bristol, passed away peacefully at Ingraham Manor on July 22, 2022. Joan was born in Winsted on June 8, 1934, a daughter of the late Eugene F. and Mae (Brown) Connerton. Joan was a parishioner at St. Ann Church in Bristol where she also loved playing bingo with friends. She was full of life and loved to dance.

Joan is survived by her children, Charles Prentiss, Jr., Cynthia DiGiacomo and her husband James, Margaret LaQuerre and her husband Steve, Garald Prentiss and his wife Maureen, Deborah Michaud and her husband Gary, Eugene Prentiss and his wife Dawn, and Sean Prentiss; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many close friends. Joan was predeceased by one grandson Michael LaQuerre.

Friends and family are invited to calling hours on Sunday, August 7th from 9-10:30 a.m. followed by a memorial service at O'Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Joan's name to the Connecticut Children's Foundation, Inc., PO Box 412901, Boston, MA 02241-2901 or online at Please share a memory with Joan's family in the online guestbook at .

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Wednesday, 3 August 2022 15:04. Updated: Wednesday, 3 August 2022 15:07.