Joyce L. (Trumbo) Shuey

January 5, 1937 ~ March 13, 2022 (age 85)


Joyce L. Shuey, 85, of Pottsville, passed away Sunday, March 13, at Geisinger St. Luke's Hospital, Orwigsburg.

Born on Jan. 5, 1937, in North Manheim Twp., she was a daughter of the late Joseph D. Trumbo Sr. and Arlene (Bennecoff) Trumbo.

She was the widow of Gilbert D. Shuey.

In addition to her parents and husband, Joyce is preceded in death by a brother, Joseph D. Trumbo Jr.; and a grandson, Joshua Stokes.

She was a graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School.

Joyce was a very active member of Friends Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Ringgold.

She had worked for several local textile factories as a machine operator. She was last employed by Silray, Orwigsburg, until its closing in 1997.

Joyce loved to bake. She was a life member of the New Ringgold Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

Joyce is survived by two daughters, Arlene F., wife of Steve Mengel, of Hamburg, and Deborah A., wife of Frank Generella, of Pottsville; two grandchildren, Cathleen Kayani, Bear, Del., and Alexis Day and husband, Andrew, Slatington; and two great-grandchildren, Grace Ann and Addilynn.

A Celebration of Life funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 21, at Friedens Lutheran Church in New Ringgold. A viewing will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.

At the family's request, memorial donations may be forwarded to Friedens Lutheran Church, 525 Church St., New Ringgold, PA 17960.

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March 21, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Friedens Lutheran Church (New Ringgold)

Celebration of Life
March 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Friedens Lutheran Church (New Ringgold)

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