Joy Alexis Tyransky
1952 - 2021
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Joy Alexis Tyransky, 68
On Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Joy Alexis Tyransky passed away peacefully in her home in the company of her partner Demmy Rankin and family in Lewes, Del.
Joy was born on July 17, 1952 in Carmichaels, Pa. as one of 13 children of Helen and Charles Tyransky. Joy was raised in Baltimore, Md. where she met her former spouse of 37 years Don Welling. Joy raised 5 children while tirelessly working in many restaurants to selflessly provide for her family. She was a loving mother and grandparent who will be remembered for her amazing family gatherings, where everyone was welcome and countless good memories were made that will live on.
Joy is survived by eight grandchildren, Chase Richardson, Lucas Welling, Ashton Richardson, Natalie Welling, Corinne Welling, Ethan Welling, Landon Welling, Cameron Welling; four children, Nichole Welling, Holly Bassett, Brandon Welling, Donald Welling; her partner, Demmy; and many other family members and friends.
Joy was predeceased by her former husband, Donald; her son, Daniel; and her parents, Helen and Charles.
The family will be holding a memorial service in the future when it is safe to do so with Covid.
In lieu of flowers, please submit donations to Joy's favorite charity the St. Jude Children Research Hospital.



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Published in Delaware State News on Feb. 28, 2021.
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March 3, 2021
Joy there are no words to express about how much I am going to miss my childhood friend, we had years of fun & laughter so I have plenty of memories to look back on until we meet again so spread your wings with that beautiful smile you always had & be with Daniel & your parents.
Debbie (Peleska) Jordan
Friend
March 3, 2021
Joy there are no words to express how much I am going to miss you my dear childhood friends, we had great times & a lot of laughs so I have years of memories. Spread your beautiful wings my dear friend you are in pease now with your loving son Daniel & your parents.
Debbie (Peleska) Jordan
Friend
March 3, 2021
Joy there are no words to express about how much your friendship means to me, we go way back my dear friend & I have so many precious memories of us growing up....so spread your beautiful wings Joy, you are now with your son , your parents & all your loved ones who pa

ssed on & I know one day I will be seeing you again. Rest In Peace


Debbie (Peleska) Jordan
Friend
March 2, 2021
We had alot of good times, I will cherish all the memories. Fly high girlfriend, keep that laugh an smile going. RIP ❤
Connie Shrum
Friend
March 1, 2021
Aunt Joy was one of my favorite aunts. I loved going over her house to play and she got me my first job at Fisherman's Wharf.
David E Patrick
Family
February 28, 2021
May you rest in peace. I was proud to take care of you. You are not suffering no more. You always be in my heart. Go get your wings and serve gods will. Miss you forever and all my love. Yours always Dem.
Demmy Rankin
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