Joyce Elizabeth Buchanan
Joyce Elizabeth Buchanan

February 25, 1959 - April 6, 2018
Born in Johnstone, Scotland
Resided in Clark, New Jersey
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Joyce Elizabeth Buchanan (Thelen), of Clark, formerly of Elizabeth, entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Service at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Wednesday, April 11 at 11:00 am. Final Disposition will be private.
Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, from 4 - 8 pm.

Joyce was born in Johnstone, Scotland to Charles and Evelyn Buchanan. She lived in Elizabeth for 36 years, prior to moving to Clark 2 years ago.

Joyce was a Medical Receptionist for Drs. Gary & Alissa Kaye of Cranford for 34 years. She was a former Girl Scout Leader for 6 years.

Joyce is survived by her devoted daughters, Susan Pawlowski and her husband Michael and Lindsay Oliveira and her husband Christopher; her cherished grandchildren, Samantha and Isaac; her sister, Lesley Allen and her husband Dennis; her niece, Kathi Flanagan and her husband Michael and their daughter, Katelyn; her pet dog, Lola; a host of friends and the beloved “Ya-Yas”.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Service
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
11:00 AM


St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959


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Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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