Joyce A. (Cartier) Heffernan, 82, died Thursday, June 11, in the Saint Camillus Health Center after a period of declining health. She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Heffernan, of Uxbridge, and Julie Heffernan-Ackert, and her husband, Gary, of Templeton; three sisters, Rose Marie Sheridan, of Uxbridge, Dolores Zicella, of Worcester, and Diane Woodfull, of Rochdale; five granddaughters, and two great grandsons. She was predeceased by her son, Michale Heffernan, and her daughter, Debbie Smith.
Mrs. Heffernan was born in Millville, September 7, 1937, a daughter of George and Dorothy (St. Peter) Cartier. She grew up and attended school in Rhode Island, and lived in Whitinsville most of her adult life, moving to the nursing home seven years ago.
A homemaker, Mrs. Heffernan was devoted to her family, and truly enjoyed her time with them.
Funeral services will be held privately, at the convenience of the family. There are no Calling Hours.
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