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Joyce M. Gillespie

November 15, 1929 — January 28, 2021

Joyce M. Gillespie, 91, of Gorham, NH passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at her home. She was born in Berlin, NH on November 15, 1929 the daughter of Horace and Ida (Wamboldt) Rich and has resided in Gorham, NH since 1947. She was a member of the Dupont-Holmes Post #82, American Legion Auxiliary. Prior to her retirement, Joyce had been employed by Converse Rubber Company for 20 years, retiring as a supervisor.

She is survived by 2 nephews, a niece, cousins and her extended family Michael Burns and family and Spurgeon Burns and family. Joyce was predeceased by her husband Edward L. Gillespie, a brother Donald Rich, her companion Helen Burns and extended family member Gary Nickerson.

At her request, there will be no services. Interment will be in the Lary Cemetery in Gorham. Arrangements are by the Bryant & Fleury-Patry Funeral Homes, Berlin and Gorham, NH. Online guestbook at

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