Joyce Helen O’Connor

Joyce Helen O’Connor, 78 of Chestertown, Maryland died at her home on October 18, 2020 after battling lung and brain cancer. Joyce was born on December 10, 1941 in New York to her mother Mary Gutoski and was raised by her mother and stepfather, Robert Sanford.

Throughout her life, Joyce worked at the Government Printing Office, as a bartender, in retail and was a homemaker. She liked jigsaw puzzles, reading and tending to her flowers.

Joyce is survived by her children, Dawn (Mark) of Texas, Brian (Albita) of Virginia, Donna of Virginia and Shannon (Mike) of Chestertown, Maryland; Grandchildren Christian, Emily, Michaela, Cari, Craig, Michael, Mark Jr, April, Destiny, Daniel, Jose, Faith, Samantha, Josh and 8 Great Grandchildren. Also survived by her sisters Mary Ann (Sonny) of Maryland and Rene of Virginia. Joyce is predeceased by her son, Marty. Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A.