“Dear Willig family,
I met Joyce in 1993, shortly after my sister Clare, at 26, passed away while waiting for an organ donation due to Cystic Fibrosis. I wanted to help others - I volunteered with Joyce and told Clare's story. Your Joyce hugged me, consoled me, helped me find the words to speak; to share with others. I know I am one of the many who was so fortunate to meet her and to speak along side her. Through the years; I thought of her and said a prayer for her. I have always...
“Dear Willig family,
“Dear Rob, Alan & Jerilyn,
All of us formerly of "Across-the-Street" are so sad that our dear friend and inspiration in so many ways has left us. The love she shared with all who were fortuate enough to come into contact with her lives on in each of us and the Kerns feel especially priviledged to have been so close to her and the three of you over the years. To say Joyce was a blessing to the whole world is an understatement!
We are so dissappointed that we were not...
“Dear Janie and family,
irwin and I were very sad to hear of Joyce's passing. She was a brave and courageous lady with a wonderful personality. May you all find comfort in your good memories.
“Cousin Mickey, Alan and Jerilyn --Joyce was a woman who filled the room with her joyful spirit. It was my great pleasure to have known her .
“I'll cherish the memories of Joyce forever. And my most cherished memory will be her endearing and infectious smile. Peace be with you.
“Dear Alan and Jerilyn,
We are so sad to hear about the loss of your beloved mother. She was so warm, loving and never without a smile. Her witty poems at our family simchas will always be cheerished. May her memory always be with much blessing. Baruch Dayan HaEmet.
Hugs and love,
Sheryl and Mordy Littmann
“Michigan too mourns this loss. What an inspiring lady. We are honored to call her and you our friends. Love, the Zahms
“the world has lost an amazing woman we have lost a very dear friend
My heart aches for you & the loss of your mom! May you find comfort at this very sad time. I didn't know your mom, but reading about her makes one know how incredible she was. So sorry for your loss. See you back in Boston. Laurie Glassman