Joyce E. Lennon

Joyce E. Lennon

NEWARK: A Funeral Mass for Joyce E. Lennon, 59, of Newark, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, with Reverend JCP Sullivan, Parish Priest celebrating. Burial will follow in Eden Cemetery.

Joyce, a homemaker and former industrial sewing machine operator for the Smythes Manufacturing Company, passed away January 26, 2013, at her residence with her family by her side. She was born June 2, 1953, in Newark, to JoAnn (Bell) McPeek and to the late Ross McPeek.

She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, where she participated in the Fruit of the Vine prayer group.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Kevin L. Lennon; daughters, Angelique Lennon of South Point, Ohio and Jennifer (Matthew) Bizzarro of New York City; brothers, James McPeek of Xenia and Brady (Tracey) McPeek of Heath; sister, Bonnie (Rick) Kitzman of Texas; sister-in-law, Sue McPeek of Newark; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and lifelong friends, Rosemary Parrish, Denise Adkins and Joy Laughman.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Paul McPeek.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark, where a Rosary service will begin at 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, or to the .

The family requests that all guestbook condolences be signed at and click obituaries/guestbook entry.


Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on Jan. 28, 2013