Born in Plymouth on May 2, 1955 daughter of the late Edmund J. and Ida (Hunt) Kessler Sr., she was educated in Kingston and a graduate of Silver – Lake High School class of 1973. Joyce worked as a Developmental Specialist for Habilitation Assistance Corp in Plymouth for many years and had a special compassion working with special needs adults. An active member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnessesof Plymouth were she was baptized in 1973. At the Gifford house you knew you’d always be welcome and the door was open.She loved her trips to Disney and was an avid Red Sox fan. Her greatest love was her family going to Stowell Café in Manomet several times a week with her husband Harry and taking care and playing with her grandchildren Isabelle and Isaiah who lovingly called her ‘Abuela’.
Relatives and friends are welcome to celebrate her life at a memorial at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 144 Rocky Hill Road, Plymouth on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in her name may be made to JW.org
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Cartmell -Davis Life Celebration Funeral Hom