BUCKSPORT – Joyce E. Snow, 88, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Penobscot Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. She was born March 25, 1924, the oldest child of Lionel and Viola (Richardson) Smith.
Joyce worked for many years at 5 & 10, Bucksport. She enjoyed her summers at camp on Jacob Buck Pond. In her spare time Joyce enjoyed reading, knitting, crocheting and cooking. Joyce very much loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; family was extremely important to Joyce.
She is survived by her children, Duane Snow of Hinckley, and Brenda Snow-Gamble and husband, Richard, of North Carolina; grandchildren, Laura Cunningham and husband, Robert, of Orland, and Jason Maguire of Bucksport; and great-grandchildren, Dakota Cunningham and Levi Cunningham of Orland, Kayla Maguire of Blue Hill and Kelsey Maguire of Bucksport. Joyce is also survived by her siblings, Darrell Townsend and wife, Ruth, of Hudson, Phyllis Mason of Levant, Donald Townsend and wife, Pam, of Corinth, Donna Townsend of Corinth and Glenda Savage of Brewer; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Joyce was predeceased by her beloved husband, Galen Snow, in 1996; and one son, Marvin Snow, in 1989.
Family and friends will gather for visitation noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Bucksport. Memorial contributions in Joyce’s memory may be made to American Diabetes Association, Maine Chapter, P.O. Box 10310, Portland, ME 04104.