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Joyce G. Dexter

November 14, 2021



Joyce G. (Minkus) Dexter, 96, of Taunton passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, November 14, 2021.  She was the wife of the late George E. Dexter.  Joyce was born in Union City, New Jersey, the daughter of the late Herbert and Minnie (Zaumsiel) Minkus.  Joyce was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.  Her home was also the staple of the neighborhood, where the kids and adults came together for many years.  Joyce was a longtime member of the Winthrop Street Baptist Church.  Survivors are two daughters: Brenda J. Horton and her husband Gary of Canaan, ME; Diane E. Arrruda and her husband John of Taunton; two sons:  Dennis R. Dexter and his wife Linda of Onset, MA, Scott Dexter and his wife Anne-Marie of Taunton, MA; seven grandchildren and elven great grandchildren; a sister, Eleanor Massimi of Glen Park, NJ;  along with several nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Elizabeth Hogan, Louise Phillips, Burton Minkus, Frederick Minkus and Herbert Minkus.  Calling hours for Joyce will be on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 4pm to 7pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, located at 350 Somerset Ave Taunton, MA.  Her Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021, at 11am in the Winthrop Baptist Church located at 39 Winthrop Street, Taunton, MA.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Burial will be privately held at a later date in Mayflower Hill Cemetery, Taunton, MA
Memorial donations in her memory maybe made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute P.O.Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284-9168 or 

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November 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA 02780

Funeral Service
November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Winthrop Street Baptist Church
39 Winthrop Street
Taunton, MA 02780


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168, Boston MA 02284
Tel: 1-800-525-4669

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