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Joycelyn Marie Roux

Date of Death: January 1, 2021

Date of Birth: March 4, 1947

Biography:

Joycelyn Marie Roux, formally Joycelyn M Green, peacefully passed away in the presence of her children Kerri Lynn Green of Lewiston and Tony Green of Portland after a long illness. 

Joycelyn was born March 4, 1947 to Dominic Roux and Martha ( Landry) Roux.  She grew up in Lewiston ME and graduated from Lewiston High school.  Active in Girl Scouts and as a junior Maine Guide she loved and cherished summers on the lake waterskiing and lobster cookouts at the ocean.  After high school she graduated from St Joseph's College and later earned a masters in social work at USM.  

Raising a family in Scarborough ME she was co-owner of the Splendid Restaurant in Portland ME and managed Simpsons Restaurant on Sebago Lake .  

Her  career in education began in Lebanon ME,  Cape Elizabeth Middle school and finishing to retirement at Kennebunk Elementary as a cherished school counselor.  At Kennebunk she is remembered as inspiring mentor and teacher.  Her friends and colleagues treasure her as brilliant conversationalist and enthusiastic book club member.

The summer of 1983 she was given the opportunity to be head counselor of Camp Kingsley Pines in Raymond ME. For 18 summers she was a valued resource for support . Being part of a summer camp at the beginning with family and friends is a great honor and accomplishment .

Joycelyn adored her grand children.  She is missed by Cassie Ashton- Griffin (Dan Griffin) of Standish ME, Ella Ashton ( Justin Tabor) of Buffalo NY , Anthony Green (Francesca Green) , Brady Green and Charlie Green of Portland ME.  Her love of reading books, singing French lullabies, walking on the beach will be  passed on to her great grand children Nikola Tabor and River Green Griffin. 

She is survived by her siblings , Raymond Roux of Greene ME, Daniel Roux( June Roux) of Lewiston ME and Luanne Theriault ( Ron Theriault) of Minot ME. Many cousins, nieces and nephews.  

 A celebration of life is planned for this summer. 

 

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