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Joyce Zakierski Simmons '70

Joyce Zakierski Simmons honored for years of service

Class of 1970

(Submitted on: June 10, 2019)

Joyce Zakierski Simmons '70 was recently honored for her 25 years (1994-2019) of service as Music Minister/Organist at Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Mount Arlington, NJ,  Diocese of Paterson, NJ. 

Joyce obtained her B.M. in Music Education at Marywood in 1970 and her M.M. at The Catholic University of America in 1974. She previously taught in higher education, working in Choral Conducting and Music Education roles for 43 years before retiring in 2012. She has also held music performing positions in churches in New York and New Jersey since 1969.