Joyce L. Folk

DANVILLE – Joyce L. Folk, 85, of McClure, died at 1:46 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born on Dec. 8, 1928, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Charles W. Jr. and Lena D. (Smith) Curry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, John H. Folk, in February 1984; a son, Larry Joe; two brothers, John and Joseph Curry; and an infant sister.

Joyce is survived by: her children, Elizabeth “Jane” R. Hoffman, of McClure, Cynthia L. Wray, of New Berlin, and Lisha P. Zeigler and husband, Wayne, of McClure; four grandchildren, Craig Hoffman, Corey Hoffman, Jeremy Wray and Kiley Aucker; 10 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Paul Curry and wife, Lu, Leo R. Curry and wife, Joan, both of Lewistown, and Freida G. Adams and husband, Buck, of Malabar, Fla.

Joyce was a 1946 graduate of Lewistown High School.

She was a foster grandmother at West Snyder Elementary and retired from Beaver Shoe, Beaver Springs, in 1990. She was a member of McClure First United Methodist Church.

Joyce loved spending time with her family, working with kids and being involved at church.

A memorial service will be held for Joyce at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at McClure First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kathy Mercado officiating.

Memorial contributions in Joyce’s name may be made to McClure First United Methodist Church, 10 E. Specht St., McClure, PA 17841 or to Veterans Memorial Pool, P.O. Box 155, McClure, PA 17841.

Arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

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