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Updated: 09/10/2013 09:43:19PM

Joyce Zagame

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Joyce Zagame, age 84, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Mattapoisett, Mass., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del.

Joyce was born in Manhattan, N.Y., daughter of the late Martin and Theresa Heiler. She married and moved to Boston to raise her family with late husband Paul E. Zagame.

She is survived by a son, Steven Zagame, of Boylston, Mass.; a daughter, Joyce Jason, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Marlborough, Mass.; a sister, Teresa S. Janis, of Venice, Fla.; grandsons Mark Zagame of Kennesaw, Ga., Scott Zagame of Canton, Mass., Ryan Jason of Virginia Beach, Va., and Adam Jason of Farmington, Conn.; a granddaughter, Alessandra Zagame of Boylston, Mass.; three great-grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.

Services: A private memorial service will be held in Delaware. Online condolences may be left at:

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations in Joyce’s memory to The Lighthouse of Manasota, 7318 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL 34243; National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2 Mill Road, Suite 106, Wilmington DE 19806; or St. Jude ‘s Children Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38148-0142.