Joyce was a resident of Elyria for 60 years. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 64 years, Robert J.; sons, Richard (Beverly) of Huron and Steven (Linda) of Elyria; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father and stepmother, Paul and Thelma Ormsby; mother and stepfather, Charlotte and Mel Peterson; and a sister, Marcia Gonsalves.
Friends will be received Sunday, June 1, 2014, from 2 until 4 P.M., at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. A funeral service will be Monday, June 2, 2014, 11 A.M., at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 300 Third Street, Elyria, with Reverend June Hardy Dorsey officiating. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106.