She is survived by her husband, Joseph E. Drummond; son, Jason Drummond of Shrewsbury; daughter, Cheri Drummond; her grandson, Max, both of Nashville, TN; and stepson, Michael Drummond, of Houston, TX, and his daughter, Caitlin. She had many nephews and nieces, and her sister, Doris Legere, predeceased her.
Joan was born in Biddeford, Maine, daughter of the late Joel Henri and Marie (Bard) LaPierre, and moved to Shrewsbury in 1977. She was a graduate of Deering High School in Portland, Maine.
Joan was a flight attendant for North East Airlines, before joining Sears and Roebuck, where she worked for many years before she retired.
She enjoyed cooking, gardening and loved to travel. She was a longtime member of the Women's Auxiliary American Legion Post #234.
Joan's funeral service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m., in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., Worcester. Calling hours in the funeral home will be Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. Interment will be in the Massachusetts Memorial Veteran Cemetery, 111 Glenallen St., Winchendon.
Contributions may be made to the Cancer Pavilion, Office of Development Marlborough Hospital, 157 Union St., Marlborough, MA 01752.