NEWINGTON - Joyce S. Wilson, 86, of Newington, formerly of Rochester, and Weston, Mass., died peacefully at home, Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
Beloved wife of Sewell T. Wilson (predeceased); loving mother of Candace Dalal and Hilary Baldwin; son-in-laws Rafi Dalal and David Baldwin; cherished grandmother of Amanda Tully, Charles Baldwin, Lael Dalal, and Elyse Dalal; and great-grandmother to six children.
Joyce Wilson grew up in Waltham, Massachusetts. She attended Chapel Hill and Concord Academy.
For many years she worked with her father and husband at their family business, the Boston Felt Company. She later contributed her time and resources to many charitable organizations especially those for the protection of children and animals.
For many decades, Joyce was an avid tennis player. She played with vigor and expertise. She had a passion for real estate and was a skilled interior decorator and gardener. For over fifty-five years, Sewell and Joyce bought, sold and redecorated more than thirty homes.
Joyce's sparking blue eyes, warm smile, quick wit, and caring nature brightened any room. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.