October 9, 1933 - May 9, 2022
Obituaries » Joyce S. Winchester
Joyce S. Winchester, 88, passed away peacefully on the morning of May 9, 2022, at Mayo Rehab & Continuing Care in Northfield, Vermont. She was predeceased by her husband, Leon Winchester, in 2015. She was born in Barre, Vermont, on Oct. 9, 1933, the eldest child of Emmons and Ruth (Austin) Sargent. Joyce graduated from Cabot High School as valedictorian of her class in 1951 and went on to receive an undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont. On June 26, 1955, Joyce married Leon Winchester, of South Ryegate, and they began their married life together in Danville – the beginning of what would ultimately lead to 60 years together. Joyce is survived by two of her sons, grandchildren and extended family. There will be no calling hours. A private burial will be held at the Winchester family burial plot in Hope Cemetery.