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Anselmo, Joan Dorothy (Bounivie) died March 29, 2021 in Spring Hill, FL from complications of dementia. Joan was born in Cambridge, MA to George and Dorothy Bounivie in 1933.She was predeceased by her husband Joseph E. Anselmo in 1989 and her brother George (Ken) Bounvie. She lived with her family in Dedham, Ma and Laconia, N.H. for 29 years.She was a communicant of Our Lady of The Lakes Church Laconia, N.H.  She was a 1951 graduate of Sacred Heart High School.  Joan leaves her daughter Kathleen McCormack  Anselmo and her wife Tia Anselmo McCormack of Spring Hill, FL who lovingly cared for her for the past 4 years. She is survived by her son Joseph D and (Nancy) of Duxbury, MA, 2 Granddaughters Lori (Jeff) McWilliams of MA and Jamie (Marshall) Votta of RI, five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She leaves her sisters Janice (Richard) Anthanasopoulas of Newton, MA and her youngest sister Anne Ferranti and her late husband Anthony of Waltham, MA who were all her traveling companions. Joan worked for many years at Lechmere Sales, Century Bank, Kellerhaus in Laconia N.H. Joan had a great outlook on life and lived it with no regrets. She was nicknamed “Happy” by her sisters and was always ready to travel. She ended every phone conversation with “Love you a bunch”.Burial will be in the Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, MA.Donations can be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.  Please visit to view an online guestbook.