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Joyce M. O’Brien

Joyce M. O'Brien, 90, of Ogdensburg, died on January 9, 2015 at Riverledge Health Care Facility. Calling hours will be January 14th, 2 - 4 and 7 -9 PM, the funeral service will be January 15th, 11:00 am at the Presbyterian Stone Church, Pastor David Hart, officiating. Burial will follow in Presbyterian Stone Church Cemetery. She is survived by her sons, Carl S. Murphy of Morristown, Kenneth C. and his wife Carla O'Brien of Oak Harbor, Washington, daughters, Christine Youngs of Hammond, Louise O'Brien 0f Ogdensburg, 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter Eileen Murphy-Zurek who died in February 2013, a grandson, Thomas Anderson, brothers, Stanley W. Mead and John W. Mead, sisters, Luella Florence Card and Carol Schlaile. Joyce was born on August 12, 1924 in Carmel, New York, the daughter of Stanley W. and Maedella Hyatt Mead. She graduated from Carmel Central School and married Clarence O'Brien in 1962, he died October 1974. She was a waitress at the Max Pearlman Diner in Carmel and cleaned homes. Joyce was a member of the Presbyterian Stone Church and the Senior Citizen Club at the church. She enjoyed gardening, canning, crocheting, knitting and making quilts. Contributions can be made to the Presbyterian Stone Church, Stone Church.

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My thoughts n prayers are with my family today I will always hwep the momories of my aunt Joyce close to my heart your forever our special angel may u rip

Nancy mead Rose Jan 15 2015 12:00 AM

Our family has many fond memories of Joyce at the diner with her sweet laugh and smile. Many prayers to her family at this difficult time.

Deb and Jr. Aldrich Jan 14 2015 12:00 AM

Rip Aunt Joyce sending hugs to heaven

Nancy mead Rose Jan 11 2015 12:00 AM

When Pam and I were at Stone Church we remember Joyce as a faithful member and always maintaing the “mile of pennies”. Our prayers and condolences to all the family and the folks at Stone Church.

Rev. John and Pam Van Haneghan Jan 11 2015 12:00 AM

So many memories with Joyce and Carl at the “Oasis Restaurant”. We so enjoyed the conversations.

Ann Showers Jan 11 2015 12:00 AM