Joan M. Cobb


Joan M. Cobb of Bridgewater died peacefully after a long battle with cancer on April 22, 2015 at the Braemoor Health Center in Brockton at the age of 63. She was the beloved wife of Wayne S. Cobb of Bridgewater. They were married for 40 years.

Joan was the daughter of Katherine “Kay” G. (McPhee) Manning of Oak Bluffs and the late William Manning. She was the stepdaughter of the late Joseph Nunes.

She was born in Boston on September 27, 1951, and lived in North Quincy. She was a graduate of North Quincy High School class of 1969 and a graduate of Chamberlain Junior College. Joan spent many summers on Martha’s Vineyard.

Joan is survived by her husband; a son, Ryan S. Cobb of Bridgewater and his wife Kelley (DeRubeis); a daughter, Caitlin J. Goodhile of Berwick ME; and her mother. She was the sister of Marilyn Manning of Byfield; Richard Manning of Oak Bluffs and the late Katherine Maseda. Also survived by her grandchildren; Taylor DeRubeis, Isabella Cobb, Cameron Cobb, Madelyn Goodhile and Zachary Goodhile as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, May 5th at the Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford Street, Bridgewater MA from 4-7 pm. A graveside service will be held at a later time.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to HopeHealth Hospice, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis MA 02601.