Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late John V. and Martha (Currie) Flansburg.
Joyce graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston College.
She then worked as a line assigner for the telephone company for many years and was a librarian for the Framingham Public Schools.
She was an active member and participant for the Right to Life.
She is survived by her brother, John T. Flansburg and his wife Janet of Framingham, also survived by her nice Laura and nephews, Tom, Jef, George and John and 5 great-nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late George C. Flansburg and his late wife Jane and her late niece Johanna.
Relatives and friends are invited to a time of visitation in the Holy Family Chapel of St. Patrick’s Manor, 863 Central St., Framingham on Tuesday, March 21, from 9:30 AM to 10 a.m. followed by her funeral Mass at 10 a.m.. Burial will follow at Edgell Grove Cemetery in Framingham.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to St. Benedict Abbey, 252 Still River Road, Still River, MA 01467.