Patricia Joyce – Gardner – 7/5/1965

July 24, 2023

On July 5, 1965, police received a phone call stating that the body of a female had been found in a wooded area off a foot path which goes between Park Street and the Heywood Street Extension in Gardner. The body was later identified as Patricia M. Joyce of Gardner. Her mother had reported her missing earlier in the day when Patricia’s employer called looking for her and stating that she had not yet arrived for her shift.

Anyone with information can reach out to Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to our office at 508-453-7589 or

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