Joyce N. Gilbert
PAWTUCKET - Joyce N. (Davidson) Gilbert, age 80, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Born in Pawtucket, RI, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rachel (Brothers) Davidson. Joyce worked as the executive assistant and docent at the Slater Mill in Pawtucket for over 15 years until retiring in 2011. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, who enjoyed spending time at the beach and traveling. Joyce was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She leaves her two sons, Randy Cheyne and his wife Pam of Goffstown, NH and Thor Cheyne and his wife Patti of Avon, CT; grandchildren, Nikki Cheyne of Jersey City, NJ, Eric Cheyne of Manchester, NH, Cory, Tucker and Kristy Cheyne of Avon, CT and Tory Hawley of Boston, MA; a great-grandson; her siblings, June Roy of Pawtucket, RI and Doug Davidson of Castle Rock, CO and four nieces and nephews.
VISITATION will be Tuesday, April 23, beginning at 4 p.m. followed by Services at 6 p.m. in the CHEETHAM Funeral Home, 1012 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Church of the Epiphany, 1336 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford, RI 02916 will be appreciated.
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