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Joyce M. Ladd
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc
    PO Box 40
    Howes Cave, NY 12092

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“Its been a year today mom and i miss you very much. I love you always ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Tammy - Cobleskill, NY - Daughter

“Although we only knew Joyce for a short time we will miss her sitting out with her husband when the weather gets nice. Our prayers are with her...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Robert & Nancy Cornell - NY

“Sorry for everyone loss. Joyce was a great lady ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Larry C Salisbury Jr - NY

“Tammy, Honey I was so saddened by the news of your Mom being so sick and now her passing. You and the rest of the family are in my thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Kay Thorington - Rogersville, TN

“Joyce was a sweet and funny lady. She will be missed by many. Sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jessica Jock - Warnerville, NY

“We will remember Joyce and all the good times we had growing up with her, just thinking about her brings a smile. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Carol & Irene Dooley - Bronx, NY

“Your presence will be missed. We will love you forever. Rest in Piece and we hope that you have found our grandma. She can show you the ropes in...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Emily and Jacob Decker - NY

“she will be missed. we all loved aunt joyce. i will miss seeing hersorry for your loss tammy ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: dawn gates - schoharie, NY

“Deepest sympathy to all in the passing of Joyce. She was a lovely lady. Beverly Jock ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly Petteys Jock - NY

“Tammy and family,I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Joyce and I have been friends for fifty years way before you were born. Joyce was a...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Albert - Cobleskill, NY

“TAMMY, I WAS SO SADDEN TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOTHER PASSING. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN YOUR TIME OF SORROW. PLEASE CALL ME...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: CHRISTINE BORTHWICK - COBLESKILL, NY


Cobleskill- Joyce M. Ladd, 74, of Mohawk Drive, died Monday, April 1, 2013 at The Manor at Guilderland Center, following a short illness.

Born April 1, 1939 in Howes Cave, Joyce was a daughter of Wendell and Irene (Bowers) Schwartz.

Joyce was a lifelong area resident and graduated from the former Cobleskill Central School. She retired from Eden Park Nursing Home in Cobleskill where she worked many years as laundry aide. Prior to which, she had been employed at the Cobleskill Regional Hospital.

She was a member of the former Cobleskill VFW Auxiliary.

Joyce was predeceased by her first husband, Minor Salisbury, and a brother, Francis Swartz.

Survivors include her husband, Gerald "Jack" Ladd, whom she married September 7, 1991, of Cobleskill; daughter: Tammy (Tim) Davis of Cobleskill; her two sisters: Nancy Lyons of Richmondville and Linda Runbaldh of Decatur; two step-sons: Larry Salisbury, Sr., of Seward and Henry Salisbury of Sherman, TX; granddaughter: Ashley DeBartolo of Cobleskill; two step-daughters: Tammy Hack of Schenectady and Tonya Ricco of Schenectady; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, April 5, 2013 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill where a period of visitation will be held prior to the service from 6 to 7 PM. Officiating will be Rev. Allison Zbicz Michael of Zion/St. John's Lutheran Church in Seward. Cremation will follow the service and private inurnment will be at Lawyersville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc., PO Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092.