Joan (Nott) Morrison, 73, of New Milford, died July 10, 2009, at home.

Mrs. Morrison was born Jan. 4, 1936, in Meriden, the daughter of Kenneth A. and Evelyn K. Nott.

She graduated from Gardiner High School, Gardiner, Maine, in 1954.

Mrs. Morrison is survived by her husband, John R. Morrison; three children, John B. Morrison of Collierville, Tenn., Dr. Jeffrey G. Morrison of Vienna, Va., and Jean E. Morrison of Chaplin; two grandsons, Stuart John and Seth Richard Morrison; an extended family in central Maine, including two sisters, Judith N. Marinetti and Cynthia N. Smith; and a brother, Kenneth A. Nott.

A family remembrance is being planned for early September in Maine.

The Colonial Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT 06776 or to the charity of one's choice.