Joyce Stanley Pederzini - age: 86
(February 14, 1929 to July 22, 2015
There will be no funeral and no visiting hours at Mrs. Pederziniís request. Donations in her memory may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine, 477 Congress Street M1, Portland, ME 04101 or the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Portland, 250 Brackett Street, Portland, ME 04102. Dennett Craig and Pate Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 13 Portland Road, Buxton are in charge of the arrangements.
Pederzini, Joyce Stanley, aged 86, in Buxton, ME, on July 22, 2015, beloved wife of Donald Pederzini of Buxton, ME. Mrs. Pederzini was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Herbert W. Stanley and Edith R. (Litchfield) Stanley, and step-daughter of Alton. D. Edes of Plymouth, MA.
She graduated from Plymouth, MA, High School in 1947, Lasell College, and Katherine Gibbs School. In 1952, she married Donald Pederzini of Plymouth, MA. They made their home in Boston and Belmont, MA, for several years until a business transfer took them to North Attleboro, MA. In October 1958, they were transferred to Maine where they settled in Cape Elizabeth for 25 years. In 1983, they moved to Buxton.
Nothing was more important to Joyce or gave her more joy than her three children, her husband, her grandchildren and her home.
She was an avid dog fancier. She bred several litters of golden retrievers and was active showing her goldens under the kennel name of Windjammer. She and a friend, Donna Hammond, also exhibited together under the kennel prefix Sunjammer. She had a number of American and Canadian Champions. She was also interested in obedience training and earned obedience titles on several of her dogs. Upon moving to Buxton, she opened a small-dog-boarding kennel which bore the Windjammer name as well. She was a member of the Vacationland Obedience Training Club, the Tri-County Dog Training Club, the Vacationland Dog Club, the Golden Retriever Club of America, and was a charter member of the Pine Tree Golden Retriever Club. Her other hobbies included the computer, reading, crossword puzzles, and knitting.
She is survived by her husband, Donald, of 62 years; a son, Mark, of Nashua, NH; a daughter, Sandra and her husband, Matthew Fiedler, of Fairfield, CT; a daughter, Donna Dwyer, and her husband, John, of South Portland, ME; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Vaughan, of Nashua, NH; and, three grandchildren, Johnny Dwyer, Katelyn Pederzini, and Timothy Dwyer.