Joyce was born on August 31, 1936 in Gouverneur, NY, daughter of the late Wilbur and Betty (Morgan) Cronk, Sr.
She was a housekeeper at the Bradford County Manor until her retirement.
Joyce attended the East Smithfield Federated Church and Olde Covert Church on Armenia Mountain.
She was a past member of the Canton Moose, enjoyed bowling in the ladies leagues at Terrace Lanes, was an avid hunter and even hunted rattle snakes, liked a good game of darts and Euchre, and was a passionate gardener.
Surviving are her children: Betty S. (Larry) Rowe, Milan, PA, Angela J. (Larry) Graham, East Smithfield, PA, Donna M. DuVall, Troy, PA, Diane E. Bristol, Armenia Mountain, PA, Robin F. Sullivan, St. Cloud, FL, Robert F. Bristol, Jr., Palm Bay, FL, Vernon W. (Terri) Bristol, Alba, PA, and Valerie A. Bristol of Florida; 16 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters: Margaret Hall, Ellenton, FL, Marie Rennecke, Ridgeway, PA, and Rosalie Mosher, St. Mary’s, PA, along with several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service to honor Joyce's life was held on April 29,at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. Troy, with Pastor Timothy Robson officiating.
Burial will be private at the convenience of Joyce’s family in Glenwood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Joyce’s memory to the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231.
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