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Paid Notice: Memorials VON BOTHMER, JOYCE BLAFFER DE LA BEGASSIERE. JOYCE BLAFFER DE LA BEGASSIERE VON BOTHMER PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY AT HOME IN OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK, ON APRIL 1, 2020 AT AGE 93. JOYCE WAS BORN IN HOUSTON ON AUGUST 27, 1926, THE YOUNGEST C

Apr 07, 2020 - The New York Times

VON BOTHMER--Joyce Blaffer de La Begassiere. Joyce Blaffer de La Begassiere von Bothmer passed away peacefully at home in Oyster Bay, New York, on April 1, 2020 at age 93. Joyce was born in Houston on August 27, 1926, the youngest child of Robert Lee Blaffer and Sarah Campbell Blaffer. In 1949, she married the Marquis Jacques de La Begassiere.

After his passing, in 1966 she married the late Dr. Dietrich von Bothmer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art's legendary curator, archaeologist, and hi...