T. Joyce McIlvaine Leaming, 73, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Oct. 24, 2013, at Hospice House, Lecanto, Fla. A native of New Brunswick, N.J., she was born Jan. 12, 1940, to William and Teresa (Varga) McIlvaine, one of five children. She was raised in South River, N.J., and lived in Brigintine, N.J., before moving to Homosassa 22 years ago. Mrs. Leaming was a retired administrator for the Atlantic City Medical Center. Joyce was a former member of both Harley-Davidson and Retreads Motorcycle Clubs, both of Citrus County, Fla., and was also a member of First United Methodist Church of Homosassa.
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Mrs. Leaming is survived by her husband of 22 years, Robert P. Leaming, Homosassa; daughter Jamie Hamonds, Arizona; sisters Karen Satterthwaite (husband Richard), Charlotte Fitzgerald and Melanie Boyce, all of South River, N.J.; brother Bill McIlvaine, also of South River, N.J.; and grandchildren Keegan and Bailey of Arizona.
A memorial service of remembrance will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at First United Methodist Church of Homosassa with inurnment following at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla., at 2 p.m. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, Fla. www.wilderfuneral.com
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Nov. 11, 2013