Joyce F. (Thurber) Sotiropoulos, 56,
daughter of Hanford and Helen (Parsons) Thurber, died Sunday, April
28, 2013 in Ipswich, following a long illness. Born in Ipswich
October 27, 1956, Joyce was a life-long resident of Ipswich, a
graduate of Ipswich High School Class of 1974 and Westfield State
College Class of 1978.
In addition to her parents, Joyce
leaves one son, Richard J. Sotiropoulos of Ipswich; two brothers
David Thurber of Manchester, NH , Bruce Thurber and his wife Nancy,
of Middleton; two sisters, Jean Thurber Coble USN Spain and her
husband Robert, Carol Thurber Bolduc and her husband John of Ipswich
and several extended family members and friends.
Her family wishes to extend their
gratitude to her long-time companion Michael Smolak, and also to the
family of Verda Walley. In keeping with her wishes, there will be
no services and burial will be private.