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HOULTON - Joyce J.(Boyce) Tomah, 70, passed away Sept. 9, 2015 at a Bangor hospital. She was born Aug. 4, 1945 in Ashland, the daughter of Charles W. and Alberta V. (Paradis) Boyce.

Joyce was a member of the Saint Mary of the Visitation Church. She worked for many years as a Certified Nurse's Aide for Community Living Association and Visiting Nurses of Aroostook. She enjoyed taking care of others and took great pride in her work.

Joyce is survived by her son Joe D. Tomah; two daughters Michelle D. (Tomah) Barrows and her husband Dale, Sarah M. Tomah and her significant other Aaron Greenlaw; four grandchildren, Jaime Lee Barrows, Erin Lynn Barrows, Clayton Gage LeFay and Morgan Mae Barrows, one great grandchild Rogan Layne Bustard; two brothers Charles T. Boyce and Gary W. Boyce; a sister Judy J. Boyce; many nieces and nephews. Joyce also leaves behind good friends: Colleen London, Leitha Karnes, Rose Levesque, Brandy Brooks, Pat Tomah and Victoria Yarema. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Dean R. Tomah, a brother Jerry R. Boyce and a sister Joan Boyce.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00AM Saturday, Sept. 12 with Rev. David Raymond celebrant. Interment will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery.

Gifts may be made in Joyce's memory payable to Houlton Humane Society c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com
Published on  September 11, 2015
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