Joyce's Story

PRESQUE ISLE - Joyce Hartt, 82, passed away peacefully Sunday morning January 17, 2016 at a Presque Isle health care facility. She was born April 29, 1933 in Presque Isle, the daughter of Orin and Isabelle (Trecarin) Lannigan.

She worked as a certified nurse's aide at the Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill for 14 years. She also worked for a number of years as a nanny. Joyce was a faithful member of the Bethany Baptist Church.

She is survived by three sons; Paul Phillips and his wife Cathy of Shrewsbury, Mass., Bryan Phillips of Needham, Mass., Alton Hartt and his wife Marcia of Gray, two daughters and their husbands, Susan and Richard Roussel of Calais, Peggy and Steven Arthur of Westfield, a brother Philip Lannigan of Texas, nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and one on the way. She was predeceased by her parents, her longtime companion Arthur "Buzzy" Beaulieu, her son in law Gregory Hale, a brother Murry Lannigan, and a sister Dot Plissey.

A memorial service will be held 2PM Thursday January 21, 2016 at the Bethany Baptist Church with Rev. James Ackerson officiating. Friends may call 1PM until time of service at the church. A reception will be held immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall. Spring interment will be at Southside Cemetery, Mapleton. Those who wish may donate in her memory to Alzheimer's Association Maine Chapter 170 US Route One Suite 250 Falmouth, Maine 04105. Online condolences may be shared at
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