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Joyce Anne Lancaster

d. March 18, 2024


Joyce Anne Lancaster, 84, passed away on March 18, 2024.

Born in Irondale, Ohio, she was a resident of the Akron area for most of her life. Joy graduated from Springfield High School and retired from Walmart after many years. She enjoyed crocheting (especially ABC blankets), puzzles, playing games, traveling, and being with her family.

Joy was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Jack Lancaster; parents, James and Rosie (Martin) Patton; siblings, Jean Dye, Gerald Patton, Kathryn Dobbs; son-in-law, Joe Weyrick; and nephew, Richard Lancaster. 

She is survived by her daughters, Jeanette Weyrick, Janice (Wayne) Milgrim, Jodi (Ray) Margie, and Dawn (Billy) Travis-Little; grandchildren, Ryan (Gina), Austin (Nicole), Brent, and Madison; great grandchildren, Alayna, Joey, and Wesley; nephews, Jerry (Linda) Lancaster and Glenn (Rachel) Patton; nieces, Brenda Lancaster, Tracy (Glenn) Clark, Tina (Brian) Yount, Terri (Bill) Vandiver, Shelia (Blake) Britton, Melanie (Eric) Cheathm, Kimberly Kerr Baker, Cynthia Kerr Dillworth, Shelly Jenkins, and Tami Cross; as well as great nephews, great nieces, and extended family and friends.

The family would like to send a special thanks to Summa ICU and Hospice of Summa. 

A graveside service officiated by Pastor Kim Lawrence will be held Thursday, March 21st at 1:45 p.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd. Seville, OH 44273. 

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Graveside Service

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Starts at 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

10175 Rawiga Road, Seville, OH 44273

Those who would like to attend the service need to arrive at the cemetery between 1:30 and 1:40 pm.

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