BARRE-Joyce T. Sirois 79, Born 1938 resided in Barre MA, daughter of Mr & Mrs Nelson W. Sirois. Passed away peacefully to be with the Lord.
Joyce was devoted to her family, an avid book reader. She graduated from Barre High School in 1956. Moving on to Nursing School, then a well respected professional registered nurse of 40 years. Joyce was instrumental in the development of the UMass Medical Center’s oncology department.
She enjoyed tennis, the beach, nature, gardening, cooking and being with family, a strong and courageous person yet humble when she spoke.
Joyce leaves behind her loving family: sister in law Arline Sirois of Monson, MA, Denise (Sirois) Morgan of Monson, MA,Theresa (Sirois-Sanders) Milan of Gunter, TX, Pamela (Sirois) Lee of Anderson, SC ;(7) nieces; (2) nephew's;(11) great nieces and nephew’s. Joyce was preceded by her parents Nelson and Edna Sirois, step brother Ray Kennedy, step sister Joan Kennedy Milan, Brother Norman Nelson Sirois, great nephew Beck Thomas Sanders.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday July 29,2017 at 11AM in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Barre.In lieu of flowers contribution can be made to the Barre Library po box 731,Barre,MA.01005. Pillsbury Funeral Home 96 S.Barre Rd. Barre is assisting the family with arrangements.