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Joyce Marie Cavosora

November 12, 1941June 7, 2020

Joyce Marie Cavosora, 78 years old, of Portland, Maine passed away on June 7, 2020 at Springbrook Center, Westbrook, ME due to complications from COVID-19. Joyce was born on November 12, 1941 in Portland, ME to Arthur and Annie Elizabeth “Betty” Tucker. She had three brothers and two sisters. Joyce had five children, and was preceded in death by her beloved son Florencio James (Jimmy) Cruz Navarro and is survived by her other children, Teri Ann Navarro, Paul Arthur Navarro, Kim Rose Laurance, son-in-law Stephen Laurance, and Candie Sue Gilman, son-in-law Brian Gilman. Joyce had 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 9 nephews and nieces. She is also survived by her lifelong friend Jane Conley.

Joyce was a homemaker most of her life. She loved to crochet and create unique and special gifts during the holidays for her family members and friends. She loved animals, especially her cats. She enjoyed listening to music and reading her bible.

Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will be scheduled later this summer for family and close friends. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Greater Portland Animal Refuge League in memory of Joyce Cavosora.


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Donna Ramos

June 7, 2020

Met Joyce many years ago,nice lady,she will be missed by many,so sorry for your loss.