Joyce A. Dubiel 76, of Toledo, Ohio, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio Perrysburg, after a lengthy illness.
She was born January 16, 1937, in Pierson, Michigan, to Velores and Dorothy (Hysell) Robinson.
Joyce attended Michigan State University before marrying her sweetheart, Richard A. Dubiel on August 22, 1959. Besides raising her family, she worked as a Civil Rights Investigator; a position she truly enjoyed for the State of Ohio for over 15 years. Joyce was an avid reader of novels, especially mystery ones, and followed a host of authors. Her true love was being with family, and taking care of her grandchildren.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 53 years, Richard; daughter, Catherine (Dan) Canning; sons, Dan (Melisa), Christopher, and R. Michael (Karen) Dubiel; grandchildren, Josephine, Baylee, David, Roberto, and Julia. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Judy Bromley, and brother, Gerald Robinson.
Friends may call at the Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania, Ohio, Wednesday, July 24, 2013; from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 5153 N. Summit St., Point Place, Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., where the family will gather at 10:45 a.m. Committal services will follow at Toledo Memorial Park.
Those wishing to give memorials in lieu of flowers are asked to consider Lott Industries.
Online condolences may be offered to Joyce's family at
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 N. Main Street Sylvania, OH 43560
Published in Toledo Blade from July 23 to July 24, 2013