JOY-WALLENS-PENFORD-Obituary

JOY WALLENS-PENFORD

Boston, Vermont

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...

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Thank you again to Telos, and George for coordinating the service today for Joy.
Sincerely,
Andrea Wallens Powell

Many blessings. ☮

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.

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

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

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...