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Joyce J. Dehey

September 6, 1922 ~ April 3, 2018 (age 95)

Joyce J. Dehey, 95, of Westborough, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Peter A. Dehey, Jr.

Born in Northampton, MA, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Selma (Keller) Jarvis. She was a graduate of Northampton High School.

During WW II she was a clerk and stenographer for the Department of Defense at Westover Air Force Base. In later years she was a library assistant at Gibbons Middle School in Westborough.

She was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church and was an avid reader and gardener. She also enjoyed music and spending time with her family.Joyce is survived by one son, Peter A. Dehey, III and his wife, Leslie, of Collinsville, CT, a daughter-in-law, Kathryn Dehey of Mendon; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was the mother of the late Thomas Dehey and Kathleen Charlton and sister of the late Ruth Hodges.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 9 at 10:30 A.M in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will be at 2:30 P.M. in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Calling hours at the Pickering and Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Sunday, April 8, from 2 to 4 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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