Joyce West Erdman died on April 13. The daughter of Richard and Ann West and a native to Edgartown, Joyce raised her family in Vermont and returned every year to spend time on the Vineyard. She spent her later years in Sacramento, Calif.

She is survived by her brother Peter West, her husband of 65 years Charles Erdman, her five children and six grandchildren. Joyce is returning home for her final rest. A memorial service led by the Rev. Terry Martinson will be held on July 23 at the New Westside Cemetery off Robinson Road in Edgartown at 2:30 p.m., with a celebration of life reception following.

Those who would like to share in her remembrances are welcome to attend. For information contact