OBITUARY: Joyce E. Loud, 92

Below is an obituary from Crosswell Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Joyce E. Loud, 92, of Wilmington, Tewksbury and formerly of North Reading for many years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at Bear Mountain of Andover.

Born in Wakefield, MA on August 25, 1930, she was the daughter of the late George L. and Jessie G. (Flanders) Loud. Joyce was raised in North Reading, she attended the L.D. Batchelder School and was a graduate of Reading Memorial High School.

Joyce worked for many years as a teller for the former Middlesex County Bank and BayBank, she also worked as a receptionist for Dr. Hoyt, all in North Reading. Joyce was a longtime member of the Union Congregational Church and the Eastern Star in North Reading. She also was a member of the Grange in North Reading and Billerica. Joyce enjoyed knitting and various home crafts.

Family members include her loving sister, Peggy L. Surrette; her nephew, Peter Surrette and his wife Jane; her grandnephew, Paul Surrette; her grandniece and Godchild, A.J. Surrette.

Her Funeral will be held on Friday, January 20 at 11:00 AM at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, prior to the service. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in North Reading. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.

Joyce E. Loud

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