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Joan M. Vrettos

September 1, 1957 ~ April 3, 2018 (age 60)

Joan M. Vrettos, 60, of Springfield peacefully passed away in her sleep on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. She was born September 1, 1957 in Springfield the daughter of Edward and Beatrice (Kinkade) Hughes. Joan attended Catholic Central High School and graduated from JVS. She went to work for the Hughes Music Company when she was sixteen years old, and retired as the Owner-operator in 2013. Joan loved listening to music, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of thirty-eight years, George S. Vrettos; three daughters Ria (Ben) Busch of Golden, CO, Macey Vrettos of Springfield, and Jessy (Jason) Cox of Redding, CA; sisters Kay Richards and Anne (Joe) Rutherford, both of Springfield; grandchildren Lucas and Marley Busch, and Joslynn Cox; several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters Molly Kurtz and Jane Thomas; and a brother Thomas Hughes. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 – 2:30 PM. in RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held Sunday at 2:30 PM. in the Memorial Home with Deacon John Collins officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be made at


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