Mrs. Joyce E. Papin, 89, of County Route 3, LaFargeville, died Wednesday, August 4th, at Samaritan Medical Center where she was a patient for a few days. There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.
Joyce was born July 10th, 1932, in the Town of Orleans, daughter of Fred and Ruby Garlock Baltz. She attended area schools.
On August 17th, 1954, she married Ray Papin, in Pennsylvania. Ray died February 21st, 2017, at age 92.
Joyce was a homemaker and worked beside her husband in the operation of the family farm for many years.
She really enjoyed cooking and gardening.
Surviving are four children, Peter (Joyce) of Redwood, Ted of LaFargeville, Dale Sr. of LaFargeville, and Rhonda Jones and her companion Justin Dalloday of Croghan; 14 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
One son, John, two brothers, Harold and Stuart Baltz, predeceased her.