June 25, 1937 - September 5, 2017
Deanna M. Joyce, beloved wife of John (Jack) Joyce, of Hudson. NH, with whom she shared a passion for traveling throughout the world. Dee, who lived in Hudson, NH for the past 28 years, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, while surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 25, 1937 in Laconia, NH, daughter of the late Marshall and Myrtle (Haley) Whedon. Deanna was the wife of John Joyce of Hudson, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Deanna was an avid quilter and a member of several quilting groups, including the Hannah Dustin Guild, Cut-Ups Quilting Group, and the Friday morning quilters group at the Roger’s Memorial Library. She was very proud to have a juried quilt in the Eastern Machine Quilters Exhibition and loved to donate her art work to the McDonald’s House, David’s House, Hospice House, and the Wounded Warrior Project. She was also a dedicated Boston Red Sox fan and loved her Shetland Sheepdogs, “Shelties.” She is survived by her husband Jack, her loving children including Michael Joyce and his wife Suzanne of Lacey, WA, Marianne Joyce of New Orleans, LA, Matthew Joyce and fiancé Judy (Lagasse) of Tyngsboro, MA, Michele Joyce of Bath, NH, Melissa Roberts and her husband David of Hollis, NH, Monique Campbell and her husband Paul of Solon, OH, as well as 18 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Patricia Batchelder of Whiting, NJ, A memorial mass will be said at St John Neumann Church, 708 Milford Rd, Merrimack, NH 03054, on Monday the 11th at 2pm. All may meet at church. Following cremation, a Service of Remembrance will take place on Tuesday, September 12th at 1pm in the Chapel of the NH State Veteran Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway in Boscawen, NH. All may meet at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Deanna’s loving memory to Home Health & Hospice Care, Attn. Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054.
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