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Joyce Miller
In Memory of
Joyce A "Hal"
Miller (Halpin)
1941 - 2017
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Obituary for Joyce A "Hal" Miller (Halpin)

Joyce A "Hal"  Miller (Halpin)
Joyce A. (Halpin) Miller, 76, of Shrewsbury died Wednesday July 12, 2017 with her loving daughter by her side.

Joyce was born in Worcester daughter of the late John and Olga (Wysocki) Halpin. She graduated from Shrewsbury High School in 1959. She graduated from Fitchburg State College with a degree in Nursing in 1963. She continued her education with her Master’s degree in Community Health Nursing from Boston University in 1977 and later attended Graduate School at Clark University from 1985 until 1990.


She had worked many years as a Registered Nurse at UMASS Medical Center and for the UMASS Medical School from 2008 until 2016. She also worked at the New England AIDS Education and Training Center. Joyce was a Clinical Instructor in the nursing programs for Atlantic Union College, Worcester State University, Emmanuel College, Assumption College, Elms College, Becker College and Laboure College.

Joyce enjoyed ballroom dancing and competed nationally. She loved shoes and enjoyed collecting them. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

She leaves her daughter Amanda E. Guinea and her husband Jose of Worcester; a grandson Nicolas and many cousins, other family members and wonderful friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Joyce’s family on Monday July 17, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 am in the BRITTON-SHREWSBURY FUNERAL HOME, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury. A prayer service will follow at 11:00 am. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals, 55 Willard St, North Grafton, MA 01536.
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