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Joyce Duffy Obituary
Joyce Duffy Joyce Duffy, 87, joined her beloved Robert on December 18, 2013 passing peacefully in her sleep at home under the care of Optimal Hospice.
Joyce moved to Bakersfield in 1959 with husband Robert and sons Robert Jr. and Michael. She enjoyed a 30-year career as a Registered Nurse primarily in private practice with dermatologist Dr. Robert Day. She was an avid Bridge player, loved her Bingo and was a longtime member of the Bakersfield Country Club. After retirement she was the treasurer for St. Luke's Anglican Church.
Joyce was preceded by son Robert Jr. and husband of 55 years Robert Sr. and her brother Howard. She is survived by son Michael, daughters in law Esther & Cindy Miller, grandsons Patrick (and wife Susanna), Robert III, and Nathan as well as two great grandchildren Laila and Joaquin. Additionally Joyce is survived by her sister Phyllis, extended family in Massachusetts, Texas and New Hampshire including her niece and namesake Joyce Bruce.
A celebration of Life and Memorial Service is scheduled for Feb 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM at St Luke's Anglican Church, 2730 Mall View Road Bakersfield, CA. In Lieu of flowers, a donation of any amount to St Luke's was her wish.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 9, 2014
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