PAWLING, N.Y. -- Margaret D. Joyce, of Pawling, died Nov. 7. She was 95.
Joyce was born Sept. 15, 1921, in New York City. As a young child, her family moved to Dutchess County. She was a 90-year resident of Dutchess County and had resided in Pawling most of her adult life.
She was a graduate of Quaker Hill School, Pawling High School and Hakes Business School in White Plains. She worked for IBM in Poughkeepsie for many years and had fond memories of her career at IBM.
She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene Joyce; siblings, Dorothy M. Clum and William R. Diederichs; and parents, Mary L. (Donahue) and William E. Diederichs.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may pay their respects from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Horn & Thomes Inc. Funeral Home, 83 E. Main St., Pawling. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 39 E. Main St., Pawling. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.
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