Joanne Trawicke Centola
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Joanne Trawicke Centola, 73, of Old Lyme, CT, passed on February 24, 2021 due to complications from heart failure. Born on June 3, 1947 in Waterbury, CT, Joanne was the only child of the late John D. and Anna B. Trawicke. She grew up in Meriden, CT and spent her summers on Rogers Lake in Old Lyme. While attending Maloney High School, Joanne met the love of her life and husband of more than 40 years, the late Ralph P. Centola.
Joanne is survived by her son Mark Q. Centola and her daughter Lisa A. Centola, Lisa's husband Kurt van Heiningen and her grandchildren Alma and Beckett van Heiningen.
A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, March 5 at 11 am at Christ the King Church, One McCurdy Road, Old Lyme; burial services at Walnut Grove Cemetery, 817 Colony Road, Meriden to follow. Due to Covid-19, there will be no public calling hours. Instead, the family plans to hold a celebration of Joanne's life this summer at the Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to High Hopes.Please visit www.neilanfuneralhome to leave an online condolence for the Booth family.