Posted June 19, 2012, at 8:46 p.m.

EDDINGTON – Barbara Jean (Rowell) Joy, 67, passed away June 15, 2012, at a Bangor health care facility. She was born July 28, 1944, in Bangor.

Barbara worked many years in area shoe shops and local businesses, most recently at Pelkey Oil.

Barbara is survived by her children, William Vicnaire, Bobby Vicnaire, both of Bangor, Terry Vicnaire of Waterville and Mark Joy Jr. of Eddington; sisters, Theresa Cochran, Helen Parsons and Sally Neal, all of Glenburn; many special grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Barbara was predeceased by her parents; sons, Merle Vicnaire Jr. and Dennis Vicnaire; and husband, Mark Joy Sr. The family thanks her special friends, Claudette Coffin, Steve Pelkey, Louise Dorr, Keri St. Peter and the staff at Ross Manor for their unwavering support.

Graveside services will be announced at a later date.