Obituaries

Jennie I. (Possessky) Joyce

Jennie I. JoyceJennie I. (Possessky) Joyce, age 93 of 6 Tar Road, Lost Creek passed away Sunday evening at Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street, Pottsville.

Born in Lost Creek #2 on June 25, 1918 she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Gurevicius) Possessky.

She was educated in the West Mahanoy Township Schools.

Jennie was a retired garment worker having worked in the local garment industry.

She was a member of St. George’s Church, Shenandoah and a former member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary of St. Mary Magdalene Church, Lost Creek.

Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her husband, Thomas Joyce in 1963; two sisters, Anastasia Swater and Olga Magill; three brothers, John and Carl Possessky and Ernest Drogalis.

Surviving are two daughters Ann I. Joyce and Jean Joyce both at home and a brother, Albert Drogalis, a guest at Ridgeview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Shenandoah Heights; a grandson, Thomas Zarcufsky and his wife Melissa of William Penn; four great-grandchildren, Thomas, Garrison, James and Jennie Zarcufsky; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 AM from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM in St. Casimir’s Church, Shenandoah.  Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor will officiate.  Interment will follow in Our Lady of Dawn Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.

Jennie I. (Possessky) Joyce Has One Condolence Posted:

  1. Paul & Barb Bernotas says:

    So sorry for the loss of youe mother.