Chapel of the Pines

2855 Cold Springs Road, Placerville, CA


Joyce Margaret Frost

October 27, 1921August 9, 2019

Joyce Frost, 97, of Placerville, California, passed away peacefully on August 9, 2019 in her hometown of 74 years. Joyce was born in San Francisco on October 27, 1921 to August and Effie Miller of Gardnerville, Nevada. She was the second of five children; John (dec), Jim of Reno, Janet (dec), and Kim of Texas. After graduating from Douglas High School in Gardnerville at the age of 16, Joyce moved to Sacramento and attended Business School achieving high honors and the expertise to follow a career as an Executive Secretary in the Banking business for thirty years. While in Sacramento, she met the love of her life, Lester Frost (dec), and they were married on April 27, 1946 in Placerville. Joyce and Lester had a wonderful life and happy marriage until he passed away on April 25, 1989. They were blessed with two children, Stan (Lauretta), and Conni Jo Hardie (Bill), and one grandson, Scott. Some years later Joyce and her companion, Donald Goodrich (dec) traveled extensively around the world returning to spend the winters in Hawaii at their condo on the Big Island, where she was a member of the Lea Lea Woman’s Golf Club at the Kona Country Club. Joyce was a Charter Member of the Cold Springs Golf and Country Club and the Hangtown Woman’s Tennis Club in Placerville. Joyce was devoted to and loved her family, enjoyed her friends, playing bridge and Mahjong.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Joyce on Friday, August 23rd at 11 am at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3109 Sacramento Street, Placerville, California. She will be laid to rest at Westwood Hills Memorial Park in Placerville, at a private family gathering.

Remembrances may be made to: Placerville Public Library, Help Mito Kids Inc., or a charity of your choice.

Please join us in remembering Joyce Margaret Frost, by visiting our memorial at www.chapelofthepinesfunerals.com. Through this website, we invite you to share your thoughts and fond memories with our family.


23 August

Celebration of Life

11:00 am

St Patrick Catholic Church

3109 Sacramento Street
Placerville, California 95667

~ Reception to follow in Grunell Hall ~


  • Laid To Rest


Joyce Margaret Frost

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