Joyce M. Francis



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Joyce M. Francis Greece: Loving wife, awesome mother, grandmother & great-grandma went home to her Lord on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at age 85. Survived by her loving husband of 63 wonderful years, Edward Francis; devoted children, Mark ( Joanne), Michael (Lori), Larry, Julie (Doug) Thurley; grandchildren, Vincent, Selene (Ryan), Heather (Mark), Michael Edward, Douglas, Michael Eric (fiancé, Alyssa), Erin & Gabriella; great- grandchildren, Emmett, Killary, Alice & Averie; brother, Arthur (Kay) Kramer; many loving family and dear friends. Joyce was a proud graduate of Our Lady of Mercy High School, St. Mary’s Nursing School and worked as a Registered Nurse for Greece Central School District for 25 years. She will be dearly missed by all. Joyce’s visitation will be held Thursday, February 28th 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Rd. where prayers will be said on Friday, March 1st 8:15 AM followed by her Mass of Christian burial at St. Lawrence Church 1000 N. Greece Road at 9:30 AM. Interment to follow in Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Veterans Outreach Center in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit


  1. Jessica on February 25, 2019 at 12:00 am

    I am so lucky I had the pleasure of knowing Joyce, she was one of the most amazing, strong, beautiful women I have ever met. Thank you for bringing such beauty into the world . You will forever be missed but never forgotten

  2. Tracey Kohl on February 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Love and prayers to the entire Francis family. Joyce was a bright ray of sunshine and happiness, she will be missed!

  3. Connie Gurske on February 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Joyce was a warm and comforting nurse during my days in Greece. I’m sure the Lord will bless her with a warm welcome as she joins Him. Prayers are offered to the family. especially Ed.

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