2018-07-26 / Obituaries

Joanne Marie Bidon

Joanne Marie Bidon, 84, of Warwick, died Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital after a short illness. She was born in Portland, Maine on January 11, 1934. She was the wife of the late Richard Bidon. Joanne was predeceased by her parents, Guy and Eleanor Barrows of Newport. She was a 1950 graduate of Rogers High School and worked at the Newport Daily News for several years. Joanne is survived by her son, Richard Bidon and his wife, Lauren of Warwick; her daughter, Michelle Bell and husband, Steve of Florida; her sister, Barbara Champion and husband, Donald of Middletown. She also leaves a nephew, David Barrows and wife, Valerie of Tiverton; nieces, Patricia Morris and husband, John of NH and Donna Switzer and husband, Tim of Virginia; several grandchildren and a great grandchild. Her funeral was private.

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