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Joyce Ann (Lindquist) Mathena
1940 2024

Joyce Ann (Lindquist) Mathena

February 3, 1940 — March 24, 2024

Joyce Ann (Lindquist) Mathena, 84, a loving wife, mother, grandma and great-grandma, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2024. She grew up on McArthur Drive in New Albany and attended Holy Trinity. Joyce went on to graduate from Providence High School in 1958, where she was proud to have been on the cheer leading squad. She enjoyed gardening, was an avid fan of the Louisville Cardinals, an animal lover, especially when it came to dogs and never missed an opportunity to hit the dance floor. Joyce was also a longtime member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

She was born on February 3, 1940 in New Albany, Indiana to Edward and Elizabeth (Spatig) Lindquist. Along with her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her siblings, Patricia Bierly, Donald Lindquist and Charles Ang.

Joyce is survived by her husband of 56 years, James Mathena; children, James Capehart (Cindy), Kim Payne (Pat), Lynnette Long (David); grandchildren, Sarianne Weyer (Neil), Griffin Capehart (Michelle), Katie Black, Peyton Capehart, Sara Smith (Jeff), Sean Payne (Lauren), Zach Payne (Cassidy), Jacob Long (Emma), Devin Metz (Chris), Nathan Long; great-grandchildren, Lucy, Grant, Eli, Declan, Adrian, Rece; brother, Ronald Lindquist; sister-in-law, Elaine Ang; uncle, Tommy Lindquist; and her four-legged companions, Audrey and Macy.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2024 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Tuesday after 10:00 a.m. Her funeral mass will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church (129 W. Daisy Lane, New Albany) with burial to follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery.

Contributions in Joyce's memory may be made to Hosparus Health - Southern Indiana (502 Hausfeldt Lane, New Albany) or to the Floyd County Animal Rescue League (PO Box 241, New Albany).

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Monday, April 1, 2024

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions

3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN 47150

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Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery

, New Albany, IN 47150

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