Mrs. Joyce L. Wilkinson, 86, formerly of 103 Sweden Street, Berlin, NH passed away on Sunday morning July 24, 2011 in Berlin, after a short illness. She was born in Berlin, NH on Jan. 10, 1925 the daughter of the late Erwin and Lucinda (Marchand) Rines and was a lifelong resident. Joyce was a graduate of Berlin High School with the class of 1943. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and was active with the women of the church. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed in the towel room for the Brown Company and also had worked for Groveton Paper Company. The family would like to thank the staff of St. Vincent de Paul, especially Gail Bertrand for the dedicated care that they have given to Joyce. Members of the family include her daughters Lucinda Clara Rines and husband Karl of Albertville, Minnesota and Sharon Anderson and husband Tom of Savage, Minnesota; 5 grandchildren Angela Rines, Zachary Anderson, Marissa Rines, Spencer Anderson and Kimberly Anderson; a niece and 6 nephews. She was predeceased by her husband George Wilkinson, 2 brothers Wallace Rines and Gordon Rines and a granddaughter Erin Rines. SERVICES: Funeral services will be held on Tuesday morning July 26, 2011 at 11:00 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Berlin, NH. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Tuesday morning from 10 to 11 AM, prior to the service. Interment will follow in the New City Cemetery. Anyone who wishes may make a donation in her memory to St. Paul Lutheran Church, to be directed to the Women of the Church. Arrangements are by the Bryant Funeral Home.