West Lebanon, NH - Joyce (Anderson) Shay, 58, of West Lebanon, passed away Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Tim, mother Patricia Cook, daughter Heather Ashton Guy, son Neil Tinker and three grandchildren. Joyce is also survived by a sister, Lauren Hughes and two brothers, Mark and Skip.
Coming to the Upper Valley in the mid 1980's, she worked at Valley Sign Company for her mother and step father, Richard Cook, Sr. Joyce married Tim Shay in 1999, and the two formed their own Sign business, Shays Signs. Most recently, Joyce was proud to have worked as a caregiver for Armistead while still producing vinyl graphics for the sign business.
Recreationally, Joyce enjoyed being on the water, kayaking, fishing or just sitting by the shore with her dogs.
In lieu of flowers, Joyce would like any contributions to be made to either Norris Cotton Cancer Center or Children's Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD) both of which are at 1 Medical Center Dr. Lebanon, NH 03756 in memory of Joyce Shay.
There will be no services.