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Joyce M. (Pariseau) Gillis

November 28, 1940 ~ May 21, 2018 (age 77)
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Joyce M. (Pariseau) Gillis, 77, died Monday evening  May 21, 2018  in the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a brief illness.  She was reunited with her husband Richard,  daughter  Kathy Guay,  and son-in-law James  Guay,  who all predeceased her.

                Born in Salem on  November 28, 1940  she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Ring) Pariseau.  Joyce loved taking extended family vacations because she was devoted to her family.

            Joyce is survived by her 2 daughters and their husbands  Janet and Stephen Rohrdanz of Newmarket, NH  and  Mary and Jeffrey Stone of Ipswich.  She is also survived by her 10 grandchildren:  Andrew, Ryan and Katie, Jon, Jared, Stephanie, Samantha and Sarah, Nicole and Andrea.  Also survived by her 4 siblings:  Joanne O’Leary of East Hampton, MA, Rick and Pat Pariseau of Scarborough, ME, Rob and Lynne Pariseau also of ME, Janet and Michael Nocek of Portland, CT, as well as several nieces and nephews.

          A graveside service will be held Saturday  May 26th.  at  11:00 A.M.  in the New Highland Cemetery  29 Town Farm Road, Ipswich.  Visiting hours will be Friday  May 25th.  from  6:00 to 8:00 P.M.  in the Morris Funeral Home  45 North Main Street, Ipswich, all are respectfully invited.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Joyce’s memory to:  Care Dimensions  75 Sylvan Street  Danvers, MA  01923.  To send a condolence to the Gillis family please go to: .

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