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Joyce Rickard
  • Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
    795 E. Main St. Suite 11
    Cobleskill, NY 12043

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“So sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. I have many fond memories of your mom. I shared many a Sunday breakfast with our moms. They are together once...Read More »
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“My memories of Joyce are as a student in Worcester school where she was well thought of as a pleasant , caring & kind to all that knew her. Our...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Roena Riese Peck - Schenevus, NY

“Sorry for your loss. I have a lot of fond memories of Joyce. She will be missed. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Stephens - Schoharie, NY

“So sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. My condolences to the entire family. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Bonnie Masker

“We are sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Butch and Liz ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Elizabeth Gaylor - Richmondville, NY

“To all my cousins so sorry to hear about "mom". All our prayers to each of you. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Paul Bascomb - Cobleskill

“Jeanette, so sorry to hear about your mom. Just keep thinking, she is in a better place. Cathy ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Cathy Krajewski - Cobleskill, NY


Warnerville: Joyce Rickard, 83, died Monday, March 17, 2014, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family.

Joyce was born on April 27, 1930 in Albany to Alice (Norden) and Alexander Cooper.

Joyce was a sister of William C. Cooper and stepdaughter of Deforest Sperry of Worcester.

Joyce worked for the New York State Department of Labor in Albany, retiring in 2004.

Joyce is survived by her sons: David and William Rickard; daughters: Joan (Terry) Deming, Jean (Kent) Fuller, Jane (Jim) Palmer, Jeanette (Larry) Wollaber; 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held privately, at the convenience of the family. Cremation took place at Vale Crematory, Schenectady.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill and Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home of Middleburgh.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 795 E. Main St., Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043.