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Obituary for Joyce (Wood) Guertin
Joyce (Wood) Guertin, 83, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2018 with her loving family by her side. Born in Springfield, daughter of the late Munroe and Blanche Wood, she grew up in Belchertown where she graduated from Belchertown H.S. and has been a resident of Ludlow for over 60 years. Joyce worked for many years at Wolfe Construction Company and in her spare time, enjoyed spending time at their camp on Moosehead Lake, snowmobiling, volunteering for and supporting various Veterans organizations, gardening and watching wildlife, and also loved playing cards in the Pitch League of Belchertown; but Joyce’s greatest joy in life was spending time with her loving family; especially her grandchildren. Joyce was the beloved wife of 61 years to the late Thomas H. Guertin, who predeceased her in 2015; a loving mother to Bradley Guertin and wife Lisa, of Ludlow; an devoted grandmother to Brianna and Zakary Guertin; and also leaves her loyal canine companion Nina; many loving extended family members; and dear friends. Visiting hours for Joyce are on Wednesday, July 11th from 4:00-7:00pm in Ludlow Funeral Home. Family and Friends are then asked to gather on Thursday, July 12th directly at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at 1:00pm for committal services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joyce’s memory to Ron Stephenson Memorial Fund, ℅ Veterans services 488 Chapin Street. Ludlow, Ma. 01056.