Joan A. Luce
1942 - 2020
Joan A. Luce, a resident of Malden, passed away
on Sunday, July 12th, a the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in
Boston. Joan was born in Boston in 1942, the daughter of Peter
and Marie Iodice. She was raised in Medford and graduated from
Medford High School with the Class of 1960. Joan traveled the
country, living in Las Vegas and Kansas City, before returning
to the Boston area and settling down in Malden. Joan enjoyed
baking, playing bingo and other games. She also was a social
butterfly , and enjoyed being with the other residents of her
building. Joan loved her family and friends and enjoyed spending
time with them.
She is survived by her children, Patty Herra of Billerica,
Cheryl Pulliam and husband David of Billerica, Buddy Ricci and
wife Lisa of Malden, and Lisa Ricci of Everett of Everett, her
siblings, of Peter Iodice of NH and Debbie Pothier of N.
Reading, as well as 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
A celebration of Joan’s life will be held by her family at a