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“Sorry to hear about Joyce. I'll miss her updates on the family and the e-mails. Scott, Lance and I send our deepest sympathy. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Barb Peyman - North Irwin, PA

“My condolences to the entire Peyman family. Joyce was a wonderful person and special friend and I shall miss our on line chats and emails that we've...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: June LeBlanc - Fort Kent, ME

“Joyce and I worked together at Hamilton and were friends for more than 50 years. I met her as soon as I started my job there in 1960. She was a...Read More »
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“I have nothing but fond memories of Joyce, a family friend for years. My deepest sympathies to the family. Kathy (Nadeau) Martin. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Kathy Martin - Deltona, FL

“Sorry to hear about Joyce. We have swaped jokes and family history for a few years. Never met her but she seemed to be a great person. Sorry for...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Mr & Mrs Giles

“With deepest sympathy during this time of difficulty. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home - CT


Joyce Elsie (Creelman) Peyman, age 84, died on Friday, October 17, 2014 in East Windsor. Born in Suffield, on May 6, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Percy Guy and Anna Virginia (Gillette) Creelman. She was the widow of Bertrand Stewart Peyman who died on September 23, 1975 after they had moved from Suffield where they had lived for many years to Manchester in 1973. She graduated from Suffield High School with the Class of 1947 and was employed for 36 years at the Hamilton Standard Division of United Technologies Corporation in Windsor Locks as a Provisioning Clerk before transferring to the International Sales & Marketing Group as an International Licensee Analyst until her retirement in 1991. While living in Suffield, Joyce was a Past Worthy Matron of the former Julia Spencer Chapter #107 O.E.S., a Past President of West Suffield PTA, a Cub Scout Den Mother, and a Sunday School teacher in Suffield and West Suffield Congregational churches. Joyce was a member of the AARP, Connecticut Genealogy Society, Manchester Historical Society, New England Historical Genealogy Society, Clan Colquohoun and Clan Henderson Societies, Corey Family Society, and the Florida Treasure Coast Historical Society. She was a volunteer at Manchester Memorial Hospital and the Fort Pierce, FL Family History Library. Joyce enjoyed playing the organ, knitting, crocheting, reading and watching her children and grandchildren participate in their various activities. She was a winter resident in Fort Pierce, FL until November 2002 when she moved there full time but, returned to East Windsor, CT after having to evacuate due to two hurricanes in 2004 which extensively damaged her home. Joyce was Vice President/Secretary of The Alton Riverboat Company, Inc., an authentic paddlewheel cruise vessel based on the Middle Mississippi River, a partnership she shared and enjoyed with her son, Captain Robert A. Peyman and granddaughter, Dolly Heil. Joyce is survived by five children, Robert A. Peyman, and wife Karen (Hutchinson) Peyman of Alton, IL, Patricia (Peyman) Naegeli and husband Vinson Dale Naegeli, Jr. of Coventry, CT, Cynthia (Peyman) Miller of Ellington, CT, William G. Peyman, his wife Monica (Packer) Peyman of Manchester, CT, and Richard S. Peyman and his wife, Cindy (Pilver) Peyman of Willington, CT; 12 grandchildren, Dolly P. Heil of Cahokia, IL, Robert A. Peyman, Jr. and his wife Dana (Ridgeway) Peyman of Belleville, IL, Jared D. Peyman of Collinsville, IL, Deborah L. Peyman of Cahokia, IL, Laura N. Marquez and her husband Michael of Coventry, Carolyn N. Slead of Coventry, William D. Naegeli and his wife Breanna (Newman) Naegeli of Ellington, Jennifer B. Bannock and her husband Matthew of Windsor, Christopher E.B. Polaski and his wife Lydia (Hamilton) of Seattle, WA, Sean P. Peyman and his partner Kristina Leveille of Manchester, Donald B. Peyman and his wife Desiree (Tetu) Peyman of Lovettsville, VA, and Amanda P. Misuraca and her husband Brian, USAF currently stationed in Guam; seventeen great grandchildren, Maegan, Kayla, Emily, and Torry Huffines and Grace Heil all of Cahokia, IL, Jacob and Justin Peyman of Belleville, IL, Rhett Peyman of Collinsville, IL, Whitney Russell and Ruth Anne Marquez of Coventry, Devin and Jonathan Slead of Coventry and Abigail Naegeli of Ellington, Cassidy, Tabitha, and Maverick Misuraca of Guam, and Arlen Peyman of Manchester; and two great-great granddaughters, Aaliyah Huffines of Cahokia, IL and Savannah Huffines of Cahokia, IL. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a grandson-in-law, James Slead. Joyce was very proud of her five children, twelve grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and two great-great granddaughters, and enjoyed watching them grow through the years and loved to watch their participation in various activities. She cherished the many family gatherings and pictures of the "growing up" years as well as searching for her ancestors and gaining historical data to pass on to her children. At Joyce's request, the funeral will be private with burial at the convenience of her family. The Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home, 443 East Street, Suffield, has care of the arrangements. Burial will be in the Creelman plot of Woodlawn Cemetery, Bridge Street, Suffield at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice, to the Connecticut Society of Genealogists Inc., P.O. Box 435, Glastonbury, CT 06033-0435, or to the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, 103 Vision Way, Bloomfield, CT 06002.

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