TOPSHAM — Joyce A. Crosman, 72, a resident of River Road, died April 22, following a long illness.
She was born May 24, 1942, in Topsham, a daughter of Frank W. and Hattie P. (Hale) Crosman. She was educated in Topsham schools and proudly received her GED in 1986.
Crosman worked at several jobs during her career, including as a supervisor for Health-Tex Inc. Following its closure, she attended driving school and obtained a commercial driver’s license. She worked for 12 years driving semi-trailer trucks with Quality Containers in Yarmouth, and retired in 2000 for health reasons.
Crosman enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and especially camping. Family was also very important to her, and she loved spending time with her nieces and nephews.
She was an avid gardener, and instilled her love of tending the land in her nephews. Crosman was also an animal lover and particularly fond of horses. Whenever she had a chance, she loved to ride.
She was predeceased by her parents.
Survivors include her spouse, Sandra M. Labbe, of Topsham; two sisters, Frances Picard and Beverly Groves, both of Topsham; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.
A graveside service was held April 25 at Rogers Cemetery, Topsham, with the Rev. Ron McLaughlin officiating.