Joyce K. Truesdale, 69, of Tunkhannock died surrounded by her family on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 30 years, Bob Truesdale.
Joyce, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Othella Farr Lillie, was born in Tunkhannock on Jan. 31, 1943.
After 10 years of dedicated service, Joyce retired from The Foley Law Firm in Scranton. She took great pleasure in tending to her flower gardens and decorating her lawn with whimsical ornaments. Joyce worshiped at the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church and was a devoted member of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her son, Robert, and his wife, Denise, of Taylor; step-daughter, Melody Soltis of Lansdale; sister, Margaret Lillie Wanick, and her husband, William, of South Abington Twp.; brother-in-law, William Truesdale, and his wife, Carol, of Fort Worth, Texas; two step-grandchildren; a niece and nephew.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Dec. 31, from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 West Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Peter F. Geschwindner of the Tunkhannock United Methodist officiating.
Interment in Sunnyside Cemetery Tunkhannock.
For online condolences please visit www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.