Joyce R. (Thompson) Mehuren, 85, passed away Feb. 6, 2018, at Sebasticook
Valley Hospital in Pittsfield. She was born in Bangor June 13, 1932, the
daughter of Cecil A. and Merle R. (Wright) Thompson.
She is survived
by her husband Howard Mehuren of Pittsfield; 10 children from their blended
family: Cheryl Herland and husband Bill of Leland, N.C., David Lavway of
Brooks, Sheila Woodbury of Greene, Cecil Lavway of Hill, N.H., James Lavway of
Hooksett, N.H., Randy Mehuren of Dixmont, Rebecca Nealley and husband Dan of
Troy, Robert Mehuren of Unity, Ricky Mehuren and wife Brenda of Dixmont, and
Rachel Bickford of Pittsfield; brother, Clifford Thompson and wife Marlene;
sister, Priscilla Newton and husband Bruce; 24 grandchildren; 28
great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by
brother Gerald Thompson.
Joyce and Howard traveled extensively in their RV, visiting every state
in the U.S. except Hawaii. They enjoyed a second home in Florida for 18 years.
She particularly enjoyed cooking for family and friends and was an outstanding
cook. She also enjoyed doing needlework and crafts, and traveling. She was
loved by many and opened her home lovingly for family and friends.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 16, 11 a.m., at the
Homestead Cemetery, Mehuren Road, Montville, followed by a gathering at the
Tri-Town Snowrider’s Club in Morrill.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Joyce’s memory may be made to
Sebasticook Valley Hospital Auxiliary, 447 N Main St., Pittsfield, ME 04967.
Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation &
Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976.