Worcester: Joyce (Storms, Paquette) Brown passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 in Homestead Hall at the age of 82. She is survived by her four children- Steven and Leo Paquette of Worcester, Andrea (Paquette) Griffin of Auburn, and Gail Paquette (Artig) of Utah; her sisters Muriel Olson of Auburn and Judith Kraft of Florida, seven grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. Her husband, Kenneth Brown, died in 1995.
Joyce was a graduate of Clark University, was employed at several local businesses, and retired from Riley Stoker Company in 1996 after 25 years as a Senior Contract Administrator.
She was an active member of Greendale People's Church, singing in the choir and the Grace Notes women's chorus, hand bell ringing, and serving on various committees. She also served her condo association as a trustee, and was active in the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association. She enjoyed traveling in this country and abroad and, after retiring, volunteered at Mechanics Hall and RSVP.
There are no calling hours and burial will be private. There will be a memorial service at Greendale People's Church 25 Francis St. Worcester on Friday, March 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church's endowment fund or to a charity of your choice. To leave an online condolence message, please click link.