Joyce Hull

August 20, 1942April 9, 2014

Joyce Hull, beloved daughter, wife and mother, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Joyce will be sorely missed by her son, Scott Hull of Sudbury and Waltham and her many friends; and will forever be remembered for her grace, generosity and kindness. Joyce was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the fourth child to the late Peter and Anna (Saba) Christy and she is also survived by her sister, Marian Christy of Belmont; her brother, Charles Christy Topsham, Maine; and her sister, Helen Cannon of Rawley, NC . She was married to the late Howard Hull, with whom she enjoyed a full and loving life with their son, Scott. In addition to the love and support of her son, Joyce was supported by her family and many friends in her long journey with her illness and she came to look upon her care providers at Emerson Hospital’s Bethke Cancer Center as her extended family. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Duckett-J.S. Waterman and Sons Home of Memorial Tribute, 656 Boston Post Road, Sudbury. The funeral service will be Monday, April 14, at 11:00 am at the funeral home followed by interment at New North Cemetery in Sudbury. Visitation at the funeral home will be Sunday, April 13, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Memorial donations in her memory and in honor of Joyce Hull should be directed to The Bethke Cancer Center, 133 ORNAC, Concord, MA 01742.


  • Visitation Sunday, April 13, 2014
  • Funeral service Monday, April 14, 2014

Joyce Hull

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Jack & Holly Evangelous

April 15, 2014

We are all so saddened by the passing of Joyce. She was always so pleasant & one of our favorite customers over the last decade. All of us send our prayers to her beloved son. Jack, Holly, John & Chris Evangelous at Battleline Pest Management

Susan KLueppel

April 15, 2014

I shall always remember Joyce Hull as the extremely warm and gracious lady she was. She always had a welcoming smile and some reassuring words to say to everyone.
It is truly shocking to lose such a young a vibrant person so soon. She will be missed.

Sue K

David Pompey

April 14, 2014

Dear Scott and Family, I am saddened to hear about Joyce death. She was a wonderful woman with a loving heart. We have already missed Joyce not coming into the salon on a regular basis because of her commitment to her treatment, It goes without mentioning, Joyce's "will to live" was very strong! As she begins her journey towards everlasting life, the DPS "TEAM" will carry the spirit and smile that she brought to many people! God Bless

Karen Leonard

April 11, 2014

Joyce was beautiful inside and out. Thank you for your friendship. I will never forget you ! Love, Karen

Midge Dey

April 11, 2014

Joyce was kind and gracious, even through these last weeks. I will miss our wonderful conversations, always full of her wisdom & friendship.

Haiku for Joyce

Peace to your heart now
As you look down
Upon us
From the

Blessings, Midge

Mary Brown

April 11, 2014

Joyce was and always will be the measure of what a good friend and parent should be. She met this final battle with strength and dignity. She will be sorely missed and I am honored to have had her call me Friend. Rest In Peace, Joyce. Love, Mary