In memory of
Joanne C. Higgins
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In memory of
Joanne C. Higgins
Joanne C. Higgins, R.N. Jan. 16, 1934 - July 1, 2019 Joanne was born to Timothy and Kathryn Donahue in Beverly, Mass., and graduated in 1955 from St. Elizabeth's Hospital School of Nursing in Boston. She and her husband, Peter, came to Oregon from Boston in 1959 and chose to raise their family in Tigard. Joanne loved playing bridge, gardening, especially tending roses, golfing, baking, sewing, attending the theater, rafting and travel. In retirement, she volunteered for the American Cancer Society and on call for Red Cross emergencies. She enjoyed living for the past 15 years with Peter in the retirement community of Summerfield. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Peter; four children (and spouses), Kevin (Kim), Catherine (John Everitt), James (Stephanie) and Calen (Udo Trost); six grandchildren, Laurel, Stephanie, Diana, Alicia, Colin and Gigi; and three great-grandchildren. A son, Robert, predeceased her. A celebration of life is planned from 5 - 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the Summerfield Clubhouse, 10650 S.W. Summerfield Dr., Tigard, OR 97224. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Broadway Rose Theater, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard, OR 97223. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Joanne C. Higgins
Joanne C. Higgins, R.N. Jan. 16, 1934 - July 1, 2019 Joanne was born to Timothy and Kathryn Donahue in Beverly, Mass., and graduated in 1955 from St. Elizabeth's Hospital School of Nursing in Boston. She and her husband, Peter, came to Oregon from Boston in 1959 and chose to raise their family in Tigard. Joanne loved playing bridge, gardening, especially tending roses, golfing, baking, sewing, attending the theater, rafting and travel. In retirement, she volunteered for the American Cancer Society and on call for Red Cross emergencies. She enjoyed living for the past 15 years with Peter in the retirement community of Summerfield. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Peter; four children (and spouses), Kevin (Kim), Catherine (John Everitt), James (Stephanie) and Calen (Udo Trost); six grandchildren, Laurel, Stephanie, Diana, Alicia, Colin and Gigi; and three great-grandchildren. A son, Robert, predeceased her. A celebration of life is planned from 5 - 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the Summerfield Clubhouse, 10650 S.W. Summerfield Dr., Tigard, OR 97224. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Broadway Rose Theater, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard, OR 97223. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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