Joyce Elizabeth Belcher, 75, of Monroeton, Pa., passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014 at her home following declining health. Joyce was born in Sussex, N.J. on March 4, 1939, a daughter of Harrison and Hazel Southard. She was formerly employed in the garment manufacturing industry in New Jersey for several years. Joyce enjoyed fishing and crocheting.
Surviving is her husband Richard Belcher Sr.; children Richard Belcher Jr. and Margie of Black Walnut, Harrison Belcher and companion Mary of LeRaysville, Kevin Belcher and wife Meghan of Laceyville, Penny Belcher of Monroeton and friend William, Patricia Belcher and companion Clayton of Tunkhannock; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother Bunk Southard of Florida as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a great-grandson Kenny Belcher; brothers Harrison, Bob and Sonny; and her sister Frances Clark.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Rev. Richard Davis officiating There are no calling hours.
Interment will be private. Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.bowenfuneralhomes.com