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Joyce Mae Mjaatvedt

TICONDEROGA Joyce Mae Mjaatvedt, 78, of Amherst Avenue, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at the Fletcher Allen Health Care Center of Burlington, Vermont. Born in Corinth, NY, February 18, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Anna (Houser) Holland. Mrs. Mjaatvedt was a graduate of Corinth High School and Mildred Elley Business School of Albany. She has been a resident of Ticonderoga since 1971, moving there from Corinth. Before her retirement she was employed as a Teachers Aide at Ticonderoga Elementary School and a Bookkeeper and Secretary at Christopher Chevrolet and Ti Oil Co, both of Ticonderoga. She was a communicant of St. Marys Catholic Church of Ticonderoga, and has been a volunteer at St. Marys School of Ticonderoga for many years, and a member of St. Marys School Education Council. She was a member of the Essex County Board of Elections, and the Red Hat Society Ladies Between the Lakes. Mrs. Mjaatvedt enjoyed puzzles, knitting, crocheting, and most of all, spending time with her family. She was pre-deceased by her infant son, Ned Mjaatvedt in 1954. She was also pre-deceased by two sisters, Helen Bilodeau and Lillian Brady; and by two brothers, George Holland and Robert Holland. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Norman A. Mjaatvedt, Sr.; her six children, Norman A. Mjaatvedt, Jr. and his wife Linda of Corinth, Anne Charboneau and her husband, Robert of Ticonderoga, Mary Lou Pelerin and her husband, Rick of Ticonderoga, Susan Weber of Ticonderoga, Eric Mjaatvedt and his wife, Coleen of Milton, VT, and Ted J. Mjaatvedt and his wife, Misty of Sterling Heights, Michigan; and one brother, John Holland of Corinth; her 14 grandchildren, Jeffrey Mjaatvedt, Jodi Lynn Mjaatvedt, Stacey Mjaatvedt, Robert Charboneau, Nathan Charboneau, Kristina Wells, Adrienne Charboneau, Michael Tennian, Sarah Tennian-Wardell, Jessica Pelerin, Christopher Pelerin, Collin Weber, Ryan Mjaatvedt, Kirstin Mjaatvedt; four great-grandchildren, Jordan Mjaatvedt, Jasmine Mjaatvedt, Julie Mjaatvedt, Peyton Mjaatvedt, and she was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her fifth great-grandchild in January. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call Friday, December 8th, from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Marys Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. William G. Muench, Pastor, officiated. The Rite of Committal will take place on Monday, December 10th, at 11:00 a.m. at the family plot of St. Marys Cemetery of Corinth. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Marys School, Adopt A Student Program, Amherst Avenue, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.

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