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August 23, 1933 — November 16, 2021

Joy B. KENDERDINE, 88, of Mills, PA, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 16, 2021 in UPMC Cole, Coudersport following at short illness.

Born August 23, 1933, in Lima, she was the daughter of Randall and Ruth Anna Govett Palmer.  On May 15, 1954, in Levittown, PA, she married Harold S. Kenderdine, who predeceased her on March 20, 2003.  Joy and her husband owned and operated a farm in Bingham Township for 34 years.  She faithfully served Jehovah God all her life and was a member of the Wellsville Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  She enjoyed her tropical fish and her flowers in the Spring, coloring, and spending time with her great-grandchildren.  Her family has fond memories of doing paint by numbers with her, playing marbles, playing cards, and listening to her many entertaining life experiences.

Surviving are:  six children, Linda E. Kenderdine of Mills, Harold (Sonja) Kenderdine, Jr. of Ellisburg, Richard D. Kenderdine of Gig Harbor, WA, Ruth P. (Michael) Stanton of Harrisburg, NC, Susan J. (Warren) Lambing of Wellsville, NY, and Mark R. Kenderdine of Mills;  14 grandchildren;  eight great-grandchildren who affectionately called her “Nanny”;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Robert W. Kenderdine.

A private gathering will be held at Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA, followed by burial in Raymond Cemetery, Allegany Township.

Memorials may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, P.O. Box 467, Wellsville, NY 14895.

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