JOY WALLENS-PENFORD
1947 - 2020
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WALLENS-PENFORD, Joy Oct 12, 1947 - Mar. 8, 2020 of Guilford, after a brief battle with uterine cancer. Daughter of Rita Radovsky Frelich (d.1974) and Paul Frelich (d.2012). Was Administrative Director of Friends of Music at Guilford and coordinated Brattleboro's monthly Gallery Walk. A gifted graphic artist, she will be remembered for her dedication, exacting nature, and generous spirit. Survived by her spouse, John Penford, daughters Amy Green (Westborough, MA), Laura Isabella (Putney, VT), Andrea Powell (Brattleboro, VT); stepsons Guy Penford (Grassmere, Eng.), Gerry Penford (St. Petersburg, FL); grandchildren Grace Green, Kaidan Powell, Isabel McCarthy, Ayiana Powell; sister Janna Frelich (Kevin Foley) (Boston, MA); niece Róisín Foley, nephews Shawn Brown and Ciarán Foley; and many beloved cousins and friends. Brother Daniel Frelich predeceased her in 2008. Virtual Celebration of Life October 10, 2020, 11 am, www.ascvt.org. Donations in Joy's memory may be made to Friends of Music at Guilford, PO Box 6366, Brattleboro, VT 05302 or the Remembrance Fund of All Souls Church.

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Published in Boston Globe from Mar. 29 to Apr. 5, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
OCT
10
Celebration of Life
11:00 PM
Virtual Celebration of Life
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October 10, 2020
Thank you again to Telos, and George for coordinating the service today for Joy.
Sincerely,
Andrea Wallens Powell

Many blessings. ☮
Andrea Powell
Family
October 3, 2020
Dear Friends and Family who would like to attend Joy's memorial service on October 10, 2020. NOTE THE TIME CORRECTION. The service is at 11 a.m.
Janna M Frelich
Family
July 20, 2020
Dear family and friends of Joy, my sincerest apologies for not having reached out earlier. I only just heard this news. Joy was dynamic, gifted and a dear friend. Her energy abounded,I cannot think of any one who had her stamina and perseverance. I will miss her dearly. Penelope Wurr
PENELOPE WILNER
July 20, 2020
Dear family and friends of Joy, my sincerest apologies for not having reached out earlier. I only just heard this news. Joy was dynamic, gifted and a dear friend. Her energy abounded. Joy's stamina and perseverance was awe inspiring. I will miss her dearly. My heart goes out to all of you who have shared her life and kindness. Penelope Wurr/Wilner
PENELOPE WILNER
April 4, 2020
It is hard to believe that Joy has passed. The Brattleboro-Guilford Vermont area is poorer for it. Joy was a multi-talented artist, singer, and organizer, whose influence on the area was profound. I personally benefited from her generous support of various of my projects. Her insistence on quality was so important to me. Although we haven't worked together for many years, I will not forget her going above and beyond on many occasions. I will especially miss seeing Joy at the Community Messiah Sing next December. Thank you for your many acts of service, Joy. You will be missed.
Diane Larsen-Freeman
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