Evelyn Joy, 93

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BRUNSWICK — Evelyn Joy, 93, formerly of Falmouth, died Nov. 29 in Brunswick.

She was born April 19, 1918 in Pittsfield, the daughter of Arnold and Afton Dodge.  She graduated from MCI and Bates College and married Elwyn “Al” Joy in 1946. Together they built a home in Falmouth and lived there for 53 years, until Al died in 1999.

She was a teacher, librarian and devoted housewife. She and her husband had a special love of cats, always having one as an important part of their family. With declining health, she moved to Bay Square in Yarmouth, and was their first resident. She later moved to Schofield House in Brunswick and to Horizons in Brunswick in her last days.

She is survived by her nephew Richard Maddox and his wife Judy of North Yarmouth and two great nieces, Laurie White of Spring Hill, Fla. an Linda Googins of North Yarmouth.

Funeral services will be private and burial will take place at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Dr., Augusta. Visit lindquistfuneralhome.com to share condolences, memories, and tributes with Joy’s family.