In Taunton, October 2, 2019, Joan B. Nash, age 81, passed away peacefully in Wedgemere Nursing Home following a lengthy illness with her loving family by her side. Wife of the late Joseph DeCosta & Leo Thibeault. Born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Kenneth Whipp and Helen (Clemmey) Whipp. Joan had resided in Taunton most of her life and was formerly of Foxboro. She was a graduate of Foxboro High School, class of 1955. Joan worked as a clerk for several area businesses including K-Mart and Walgreens. Joan was a member of the Oakland Seniors and she enjoyed their trips together. Joan had many interest but the most joy in her life came from her time with family and friends. She is survived by her beloved children; Daniel J. DeCosta and wife Meisha of Alabama, Carol Thibeault of Taunton, Laurie Thibeault of Foxboro and Nancy A. Thibeault of Taunton. She also leaves her 12 loving grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Joan is survived by her siblings; Barbara J. Williams of Port St. Lucy, Fl, Thomas R. Whipp of Arizona and his wife Diane, and the late Carolyn Flemming, Helen Flemming and Harold Whipp. A graveside service will be held at St. Francis Cemetery in Taunton on Saturday, October 19th at 12pm. Visiting hours are omitted.