Joyce B. Arnold
Carmon Community Funeral Homes
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Avon, CT
Joyce B. Arnold
Joyce B. Arnold, 86, of Farmington, formerly a 55-year resident of New Milford and beloved wife for over 50 years to the late Richard G. Arnold, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 4th, 2021.
Born on March 2, 1935 in Bridgeport she was the only child of the late James and Emma (Toth) Gordon. Joyce graduated with honors from Bassick High School and received a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. Along with her husband Dick she was co-proprietor of the Kent Pharmacy in Kent for more than 25 years.
Joyce was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed traveling, especially vacationing at Cape Cod and had a passion for antiques and gardening. Joyce loved animals and supported numerous animal rescue shelters and charitable organizations.
Joyce was also involved in enhancing the community life in New Milford. She was active in the New Milford Historical Society and she served as a den mother for the Cub Scouts.
She is survived by a daughter, Karen Volinski of Avon and her husband Jack; her son Douglas Arnold of Otis, Massachusetts and his wife Glynis; her son Kurt Arnold of Parkton, Maryland, and two grandchildren, Mark Volinski of Brooklyn, NY and Kristen Fishman of Wellesley, MA. She is also survived by her dear feline friend, Baxter.
Services will be held on Monday, November 15th, at New Milford Center Cemetery at 11AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Animal Welfare Society of New Milford, 8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT 06776, or at The Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center of Avon is entrusted with the arrangements. To leave condolences online, please visit
Published by Danbury News Times & New Milford Spectrum from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2021.
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