Joyce L. (Parks) Provan, 84

Feb 13, 2013

Belfast — Joyce L. (Parks) Provan, 84 of Belfast, passed away Feb. 9, 2013. She was born Nov. 9, 1928, in Presque Isle, the daughter of Philip and Clara (Johnston) Parks.

In Joyce’s earlier years, she was very active in her church. She enjoyed needlepoint and cooking, but her favorite hobby was reading. Joyce also spent time watching out for her husband, Bob.

She was predeceased by her parents and first husband, Lewis Woodworth.

Joyce is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Robert “Bob” Provan of Belfast; her children, Richard Woodworth and wife Heidi of Mars Hill and Steven Woodworth and wife Kimberlee of Mars Hill; her stepsons, Christopher and Timothy Provan; grandchildren, Azea, Wendy, Jonathan, Justin and Jason; great-grandchildren, Alec, Blake, Jackson, Aubrey, Cassie, Benjamin, Makayla; great-great-granddaughter Iris; and several cousins.

A memorial gathering will be held Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. at the Waldo County Technical Center Cafeteria with a service to follow at 3:30 p.m. Those who wish may make contributions in her memory to Waldo County Technical Center, Retirees Scholarship Fund, 1022 Waterville Rd., Waldo, ME 04915.

Arrangements are with Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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