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Virginia "Diane" Joy

July 31, 1953 July 4, 2018
Virginia "Diane"  Joy
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Obituary for Virginia "Diane" Joy

Virginia “Diane” Joy – Age 64, beloved wife of Edward E. Joy Sr. died Wednesday at the Lahey Hospital in Burlington.

She was born in Boston, July 31, 1953, a daughter of the late William D. and Teresa (DeWolfe) Sullivan and was raised in Cambridge having moved to Billerica 41 years ago. Mrs. Joy was employed as a Purchasing Agent for many area electronics companies. She was a former member of the Billerica Finance Committee and Town Meeting.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Joy is survived by her son, Edward Joy Jr. and his wife Shauna of Nashua, NH; her daughter, Shannon Vessella and her husband Robert of Barre; her brothers, Lawrence Sullivan of Billerica, William Sullivan Jr. of Old Orchard Beach, ME and Stephen Sullivan of Nashua, NH; her sisters, Anne Martino of Lawrence and Teresa Ceccherini of Litchfield, NH and her grandchildren, Lindsey Woodbury-Joy and her fiancé Devin Carlson, Courtney and Ashley Vessella and Ryan Joy.

JOY – Of Billerica, July 4, Virginia D. Joy, At the request of the family funeral arrangements will be private and a celebration of Virginia’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd., Framingham, MA 01701.


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