Joyce Emma TenBroeck, 84 of Niverville N.Y. died peacefully from the complications of Alzheimer’s Disease on Tuesday September 4, 2018 at Great Barrington Nursing and Rehab. Joyce was born on May 17, 1934 in Hudson N.Y. daughter of Clarence and Sally (Weaver) Rowe. She was a graduate of Chatham High School class of 1951. Joyce worked for the Boston Insurance Group in Albany where she would take the train to work every day, then for Montgomery Ward catalog store in Great Barrington from 1965 until the store closing in 1975, then as a teller for the Great Barrington Savings Bank retiring in 1995 after twenty years. Joyce’s husband Kenneth H. TenBroeck, Jr. whom she married on July 15, 1956 predeceased her on February 20, 2018. Joyce was a former member of the First Congregational Church in Great Barrington, a member of the Women’s Auxillary of the James A. Modolo Post #8348 and the Cove Bowling League. Joyce enjoyed skiing at Jug End Barn, she played piano, she enjoyed annual Florida trips and camping in North Truro. She loved boating and spending time on Kinderhook Lake leaving Great Barrington and moving there in1990; where she and Ken turned the cottage her father built into a full time residence. She was devoted to her family especially her grandkids, traveling miles throughout the country to be part of all their special events. She taught the family the meaning of kindness, caring and love. Joyce is survived by one son Robert TenBroeck and wife Susan of Great Barrington, one daughter, Karen Cardillo and husband Dominic of Stockbridge, one brother, Gerald Rowe and wife Diane of Chatham N.Y., sister in law Marlene TenBroeck of So. Egremont, three grandchildren, Christina Cardillo-Tafe, Brian Cardillo and wife Shaima and Stephanie Curtiss and two great granddaughters, Ashley and Leah, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Kenneth H. TenBroeck, Joyce was predeceased by brother Marvin Rowe.
A graveside service for Joyce Emma TenBroeck will be held on Friday September 14 at 12:00 PM in Elmwood Cemetery in Great Barrington with Reverend Cara Davis officiating. Family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM on Friday September 14 at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA. 01230. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Joyce’s memory may be made to Hospice Care in the Berkshires in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.