Joan M. Dehm, age 62, of Milford, beloved wife to the late James M. Dehm, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014.

Born October 30, 1952 in Beacon, NY, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Helene Devine Cummings.

A lifelong resident of Milford, Joan graduated from Milford High School and the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing. As a registered nurse, Joan was dedicated to her patients and took exceptional care of them.

She was devoted to her four children, always putting them first. An avid hockey fan, Joan will be remembered for her love of her children, her strength and sense of humor.

She is survived by her children Derek, Maura, James and Kristin Dehm, sister Diane Recchia, and countless numbers of friends and patients that she considered family.

In addition to the love of her life James, Joan was predeceased by her brother-in-law Mike Dehm.

Friends and family may call on Monday, December 22, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service being held at 6:30 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT. A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, December 23 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Milford Cemetery, 35 Gulf Street, Milford, CT.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Joan Marie Dehm please visit codywhitefuneralservice.com.