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SALEM, N.Y. -- Joyce L. Ellis, 86, a former resident of Main Street in Salem, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 2, 2007, at Pleasant Valley in Argyle.

Joyce was born Dec. 7, 1920, in Cambridge, the daughter of the late Floyd and Elsie Wright Rich. She graduated from Salem Washington Academy and also graduated from the Mary McClellan School of Nursing.

Following her education, Joyce was a nurse at Glens Falls Hospital, retiring after 10 years of service. She previously worked at General Electric in Hudson Falls and before that was a farmer in Hebron. Joyce was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Salem. She moved to The Oaks in Fort Edward following her residing in Salem. In addition to her parents, she was also pre-deceased by her husbands, Wyman Adams and also Ephraim Ellis; and a sister, Jacqueline Rich.

Friends are invited to attend a graveside funeral service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Evergreen Cemetery in Salem with the Rev. Debbie Earthrowl officiating.

Memorial contributions in memory of Joyce may be made to Friends of the Bancroft Public Library, P.O. Box 515, Salem, NY 12865.

For Joyce’s online guestbook, please visit www.mcclellanfuneralservice.com

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the McClellan Funeral Service, 19 East Broadway, Salem, NY.
Published in Bennington Banner on Aug. 3, 2007
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