Newport – Joanne Tumosa nee Brady, 75, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born May 13, 1945, in Chelsea, MA, the daughter of Hugh and Margaret (Downey) Brady. Joanne was a long-time resident of Newport, ME, and worked at the Wal-Mart Pharmacy for many years. Her friendly demeanor will be missed by all.
Joanne is survived by her husband, Edward Tumosa, and two sisters, Janice and Betty. She is lovingly remembered by her three daughters and their spouses, Tammy and Roger, Bridgette and T.K., and Lisa; as well as her six grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held Thursday, January 14, 2021. Burial will be in the spring in the Bowerbank Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in her name to either of the two charities that she held dear: Paralyzed Veterans of American, P.O. Box 758589, Topeka, KS 66675-8589, or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolences may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.