Joyce A. Owen, 80, of Manchester died Friday August 26, 2022 at RiverWoods Manchester after a period of declining health.
Born August 19, 1942 in Warren, OH, she was the daughter of Michael and Virginia Mohan. She grew up in Paris, Ohio and graduated from Southeast High School. She moved to New Hampshire in 2010. She retired from her job as a medical coder at Beyond Disability in 2009.
Joyce loved knitting, crocheting, doing puzzles and reading. When her children were growing up she was involved in cub scouts and little league. When her sons were 6 and 8 years old, she took them on a backpacking trip through the Adirondacks. She loved dogs. She will be remembered for her intelligence, friendliness, and empathy. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Joyce is survived by her children Jeffrey A. Owen & his wife Shannon of Wentworth, NH, William M. Owen & his partner Merle Preston of Los Angeles, CA, and Jennifer L. Owen of Manchester, NH; and her sister Michelle Mohan. She was predeceased by her son Thomas Owen; her brothers Patrick Mohan, Dennis Mohan, and Terrence Mohan; and her sister Maureen Batianis.
A celebration of life will be held in Joyce’s native Ohio in October 2022.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Employee Appreciation Fund at RiverWoods. Checks can be made out to: Employee Appreciation Fund and mailed to:
Attn: Employee Appreciation
200 Alliance Way
Manchester, NH 03102