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Joyce A. Erie

July 14, 1941 — October 30, 2023

Joyce A. Erie

Joyce A. Erie, 82, of Meadville, passed away Monday, October 30, 2023, at home surrounded by her family.


Joyce was born in North Franklin, Armstrong County, on July 14, 1941.


On November 21, 1959 Joyce married John C. Erie; he survives.


Joyce was a member of St. Mary of Grace Church and had been a member of the Altar Rosary Society.


Joyce was a 1959 graduate of Moniteau High School and began employment at Rand McNally of Skokie, IL. After moving to Meadville she was employed by the former Montgomery Ward Department Store and then worked for the former Avtex Corporation in the spinning department. During this time she also worked alongside her husband as they owned and operated the former Johnny's Pizza on Water Street and T.J. Pizza on Poplar Street for 33 years. Additionally, for 54 years, she worked the family pizza booth at the Crawford County Fair. She was a member of the I.C.C., enjoyed bowling and loved to read. She will be missed.


In addition to her husband, John, of nearly 64 years, Joyce is survived by four sons John C. Erie, Jr. (Carol), Anthony "Tony" Erie both of Meadville, Dennis Erie of Townville, Mark Erie (Heather) of Suffolk, VA; nine grandchildren Thomas, Catrina, Robert, Matthew, Gabrielle, Nicholas, Zoe, Emma and Lydia; seven great grandchildren Taylor, Liam, Aden, Stetson, Wyatt, Ada and Shailae ; siblings Darlene Cabot of Cleveland, OH, Lawrence "Buck" DeLair (Sandy) of Parker, Jim DeLair of Michigan; many nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father; Freda Mae and Lawrence DeLair and a brother William (Billy) DeLair.


Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, November 3, 2023, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, at STEPHEN P. MIZNER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 404 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE, where a scripture Service will take place at 7:30 PM, and Funeral Services will take place at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 4, 2023.


Joyce will be laid to rest in St. Agatha Cemetery.


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Visitation

Friday, November 3, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. - Meadville

404 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335

Scripture Service at 7:30 PM

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Funeral Services

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. - Meadville

404 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335

Scripture Service at 7:30 PM

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