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Joyce T. Flitcroft

March 22, 1928 ~ March 30, 2019 (age 91)

Joyce T. Flitcroft, 91, Felts Mills, died March 30, 2019 at Samaritan Summit Village


Mrs. Flitcroft was born March 22, 1928, in Massena NY a daughter of Bernard P. Keenan and Margaret Garey Kennan.


Mrs. Flitcroft graduated from Brasher Falls High School in 1946 as valedictorian of her class, the Mercy School of nursing in 1948 and received her bachelor’s degree from Empire State College in 1977.  A marriage to Wayne Corbin ended in divorce.  On February 14, 1981, she married James B. Flitcroft in Watertown.  Mrs. Flitcroft began her career as a registered  nurse at Mercy Hospital, later she was a case worker for Jefferson County Social Service and retired in 1987 as a registered nurse for JRC.


Mrs. Flitcroft was a communicant of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church and Saint Paul’s Catholic Church, Black River and belonged to Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Alumni.  She enjoyed skiing, golfing, snowmobiling, camping and traveling with her husband. 


Surviving besides her husband are two daughters and their husbands Karen (John) Graffi, Felts Mills, Constance Corbin (Randy Flitcroft), Raleigh, NC, five stepchildren, Bonnie (Richard) Vandyke, Lacona, Gale (Gary) Parker, Copenhagen, Dale (Nancy) Flitcroft, Carthage and Sue Johnson, Syracuse. A son Gary, a brother John “Jack” Keenan and a sister Patricia Dacey died before her. 


Calling hours will be Tuesday from 11 am-1pm at D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc., a funeral service will follow at the funeral home with Reverend Robert Decker officiating Burial will  in Glenwood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Jefferson Rehabilitation Center, PO Box 41, Watertown, NY 13601. Condolences may be made at

Donations may be made to:

Jefferson Rehabilitation Center
PO Box 41, Watertown NY 13601

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