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Joan K. (Fox) Kiessling

May 31, 1935 ~ July 13, 2017 (age 82)

Joan K. (Fox) Kiessling of West Roxbury passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 13, 2017.  She was 82 years old.

Joan was the dear and devoted wife of Robert Kiessling (B.F.D. Ret.)  Beloved mother of Elizabeth Donnell and her husband David of Bellingham, Robert Kiessling of West Roxbury, Joan Cunningham and her husband Joseph of Osterville, Kurt Kiessling and his wife Sheila of West Roxbury.  Loving grandmother of Colleen Cunningham, Allison Cunningham, Cameron Cunningham and his fiancée Samantha, Kimberly Kiessling, Katherine Kiessling, and Michaela Kiessling.  Dear sister of the late Dorothy Connors.  Also survived by several loving nieces and nephews. 

Joan's funeral will be from the Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home 8 Spring St. (at the corner of Centre St.) WEST ROXBURY Monday July 17th at 9 a.m.  Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa of Avila Church.  Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Joan’s memory to Good Shepherd Community Care 90 Wells Ave. Newton, MA 02459 (

Joan will be laid to rest at Mt. Benedict Cemetery.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Good Shepherd Community Care
90 Wells Ave., Newton MA 02459

 Service Information

July 16, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home
8 Spring Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Funeral Mass
July 17, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Theresa of Avila Church
2078 Centre St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

July 17, 2017

11:15 AM
Mt. Benedict Cemetery
409 Corey St.
West Roxbury, MA 02132

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