Joyce P. Whitney, 68, of Fort Myers, Fla., passed away Sept. 28, 2012.

She was born April 9, 1944 in Burlington, the daughter of Bernard and Bernice (White) Pidgeon.

She leaves to cherish her loving memory her loving husband of 49 years, Edward A. Whitney, Sr.; two children, Kelly (Raymond) Hanley, and Tanya (Richard) Whitney Swenson; a brother, James Pidgeon; a sister, Nancy Tracy; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by two sons, Edward Jr. and Todd Jason, as well as by her sister, Judy Whitney.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Community Church, 26 Bombardier Road, in Milton. Please join us for burial at the Milton Village Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. that Sunday and continue onto the celebration afterward.

Online condolences may be made at www.minorfh.com.