March 2, 1940 ~ March 22, 2010
Joyce B. Martin, age 70, of Checkpoint Lane, West Haven, formerly of Milford, passed away March 22, 2010 at Midstate Medical Center in Meriden. Born in Milford, CT on March 2, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Eugene & Anna Ward Bowman. Joyce is survived by her daughter, Michelle & her husband David Arbachouskas of Beacon Falls; her son, Kurt Martin of Fort Myers, FL; a brother, Eugene Bowman of Milford; grandchildren, Matthew Schwind, Caitlin Schwind, Samantha Schwind & Cassandra Martin, whom she adored and several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her sister Sheila Corbin. Joyce was employed at Bic Pen Corporation for over 27 years, retiring in 2002, she also served as secretary to the employee Union. Joyce enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, knitting and reading. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Her funeral will leave from the BEECHER & BENNETT - TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave, West Haven on Monday, March 29, 2010 at 10:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of Victory Church, 600 Jones Hill Rd. Friends may also visit with her family at the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Interment will take place in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to: National Kidney Foundation, 2139 Silas Deane Hwy Ste 208, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-2339.