Joyce Sylvia Goguts

MOUNT CARMEL — Joyce Sylvia Goguts, 75, formerly of 826 W. Spruce St., Coal Township, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Mount Carmel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a guest since the second week of January.

Born in Shamokin, March 24, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Lavinia (Allaman) Walmer.

Joyce was married to Michael Goguts, who preceded her in death May 18, 1979. She was later preceded in death by her caretaker, Harold Vogle, who died Dec. 19, 2010.

She attended Shamokin schools. After high school, she worked as a seamstress for Arrow Shirt Co. and later for various other garment factories.

Surviving are a daughter and son, Theresa "Terry" Goguts and her companion, Mary Ann Daniels, and Michael Goguts, all of Atlas; a granddaughter, Marisa Montgomery; two grandsons, Jason and Robert Daniels; two stepbrothers, Abe Price, of Baltimore, Md., and Robert Price, of Delaware; and two sisters-in-law, Judy Walmer, of New Castle, Del., and Jane Goguts, of Shamokin.

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GOGUTS — Joyce Sylvia Goguts, 75, formerly of 826 W. Spruce St., Coal Township. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Farrow Funeral Home, 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin, with the Rev. Jean Eckrod presiding. Burial will be in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Farrow Funeral Directors
240 W. Chestnut St. Shamokin, PA 17872
(570) 648-8141

Published in The News Item on Mar. 14, 2013