Joan A. Sypher, 76, of New Milford, died June 24 at her home. She was the wife of Ronald Sypher.

She was born Dec. 1, 1936, in Mattituck, N.Y., the daughter of the late George and Marion Herman Bergen.

She was an administrative clerk at New York Telephone in White Plains for 20 years, retiring in 1992. She moved from South Salem, N.Y., to New Milford in 1993.

In addition to her husband of 57 years, she is survived by two sons, Bruce Sypher, of Danbury, and Michael Sypher, of Holmes, N.Y.; two daughters, Kathleen Castagnetta, of New Milford, and Nancy Walsh, of Sherman; a sister, Doris Sypher, of East Quogue, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.

Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of the arrangements. Burial was at St. Francis Cemetery in New Milford.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Center, Rocky Hill CT 06067-3045.