Joanne Schulte Berard
1952 — 2022
Joanne (Schulte) Berard, 69, passed away on Thursday, February, 24, 2022. She was born in Gloversville, NY on October 31, 1952, daughter of the late William & Penny (Wager) Schulte. Joanne was raised on Lake Whalom in Lunenburg, MA. She later on became the 1st woman firefighter for the town of Townsend, MA and dispatched for them as well. She had a love for horseback riding, nature, animals, family, and had a very strong faith in God. Her greatest gift to her family was the teaching that "You are to love people where they are and not where you want them to be". She is survived by her seven children, Penny, Arza, Megan, Joshua, Andrew, Christina, and Valentina; twenty-one grandchildren;...