Hoy, Joyce "Joy"
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Joyce M. Hoy "Joy" 77, Glendale, AZ; Passed quietly away, with her family by her side on October 6, 2012. Joy was born November 4, 1934, in Toledo, Ohio to Patrick and Mabel Tansey who have preceded her. She married Virgil G. Hoy 1953, who preceded her in 2006. They moved to Maricopa, County in 1973 where they made their final home. Joy is survived by her four children Victoria Lee Walker of The Colony, TX, Ronald Patrick Hoy of Mesa, AZ, Joyce Marie McKinney, of Springfield, OR, and Virgil "Clark" Hoy of Peoria, AZ, 9 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Joy always put her best into everything she did and did it with grace and dignity. In 1996 she retired as General Manager of Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine. During her retirement she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, she was very active with her political affiliation, enjoyed traveling, attending the theater, cheering for the Phoenix Suns, and reading. Joy always stayed true to her beliefs and values and attempted to instill these qualities into her children. Memorial Services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381 with interment to follow at Sunwest Cemetery, 12525 NW Grand Ave, El Mirage, AZ 85335. Mom, thank you for your love and support and the lessons you have taught us you will be missed.
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Heritage Funeral Chapel
6830 West Thunderbird Road Peoria, AZ 85381
Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 9, 2012