Joyce S. Frazier
ANDOVER -- Joyce S. Frazier, 80, of Newton Street in Andover, died on August 21, 2011 at her residence, following a courageous battle with ALS, Lou Gehrig Disease.
She was born in Sherwood, NY on September 14, 1930, a daughter of Perry and Christine (Wyant) Schenck. Joyce was educated in New York and Maryland schools.
She married Harold L Frazier on January 4, 1952. Together they celebrated 43 years of marriage. Joyce enjoyed sharing her ceramic and toll painting skills with her students over the past 40 years.
She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, knitting, needlepoint, stamping and doing picture puzzles. Joyce enjoyed going to the weekly Stitch and Bitch (quilting) at Shirley’s.
Joyce is survived by her two children, son Howard “Lee” Frazier and wife, Christine of Lisbon Falls, daughter Carolyn M. McDonough of Andover; a sister, June Dunbar of Liverpool, NY; a brother, Walter Schenck and wife, Nancy of Cleveland, NY; seven grandchildren, Keagan, Kasey, Hanson, Peter, David, Darrick and Shannon; seven great-grandchildren, Kyle, Alex, Nicholas, Nathan, Jayden, Jacob and Kurt.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Harold L. Frazier; a son, Dean R. Frazier; and a daughter, Christine S. Mulvaney.
A time of sharing and remembering will be held at Joyce’s home from 4-7 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joyce’s memory may be made to ALS Association of NNE (a non-profit organization dedicated solely to the research of ALS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease), 10 Ferry St., Suite 309, Concord, NH 03301.