Joyce Harvey

Joyce M. Harvey

1939 - 2021

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Joyce M. Harvey, age 82, passed away at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville on Monday, December 6, 2021. Joyce was born on July 24, 1939 in Dansville to the late Charles & Ruth (Kennedy) Forrester. On September 24, 1960, Joyce married her life-long partner, Donald V. Harvey, whom sh celebrated 57 years of marriage with prior to his passing on January 3, 2018. Joyce worked many retail jobs prior to retiring but was most proud of her role as "Rodney's Boss" at the Dogwood Floral Company where she created and delivered floral arrangements in surrounding communities. Joyce loved to bake, especially cinnamon rolls. She liked being outside, mowing the lawn, camping, traveling to the 1,000 Islands; she enjoyed crafts of all kinds and liked to crochet. Joyce was a lover of all animals, especially her boxer dog. More than anything, Joyce enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Joyce is predeceased by her infant daughter, Sherri-Ann; and her siblings: Robert Forrester & Lois Jean Forrester. Joyce is survived by her loving children: Douglas (Judy) Harvey, Jeff (Kelly) Harvey, Shawn Harvey, Shelly (Everett) Kiefer-Frank, & Sandy (Rodney) Johnson; 13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews & cousins. Joyce's family will honor her life with a private graveside service in Greenmount Cemetery in Dansville. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution in Joyce's name to the American Diabetes Association online at or the American Heart Association online at
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