BAINBRIDGE — Joyce Nell (nee Rosa) Cardozo, 72, of Bainbridge, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.
She was born to Florence and Bill Rosa on June 19, 1941, in Bainbridge.
She graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1959, and received her LPN nursing license in 1971.
Having married and spent much time in various locations, in 1985, she returned to Bainbridge to continue raising her children and to be with her mother.
She worked as a nurse at The Hospital in Sidney and the New York Veterans Home in Oxford. Upon retiring from The Hospital in 2005, she continued working for the BG schools part-time until 2008.
Joyce leaves her mother, Florence Rosa; her brother and sister-in-law, James and Donna; her sister and brother-in-law, Jeanne and John; her children, Bill, Wendy, Laurie and Manny, her stepchildren, Lisa, JoAnn and Jerome; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and many loving friends who were her extended family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to Catholic Charities.
A memorial service will be held at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Bainbridge at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at www.landersfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney.