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Joyce M. Smith

November 25, 2023

Joyce Smith Obituary

Joyce M. Smith, 92, formerly of Walnutport, passed away on Saturday, November
25, 2023, at Gracedale.
Born in Emanuelsville, Moore Township, she was a daughter of the late Arthur L.
and Anna A. (Feller) Silvius. Her husband, Marvin E. Smith, died in 2007; they
were married 19 years.
Joyce was a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union and was
employed for more than 30 years at the former Sportette Fashions in Moore
Township, retiring in 1989. An avid bowler, she enjoyed many years of bowling in
leagues at the Holy Family Club. Joyce also enjoyed cooking and baking, and she
exhibited great pride in meticulously maintaining her home. She was a lifelong
member of Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church.

Survivors: Joyce will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her daughter,
Cindy L. Melchior of Nazareth, and son, Timothy C. Deemer and wife, Dora, of The
Villages, Florida; a grandson, Zachariah J. Melchior and wife, Maria, of Lehighton;
along with nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Marvin, she was predeceased by two brothers, William
A. “Bill” Sr. and Willard G. Silvius; and two sisters, Alma, an infant, and Arlene

Services: Friends and relatives are invited to attend a viewing on Thursday,
November 30, 2023, from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the GEORGE G. BENSING
FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, in the Village of
Moorestown – Bath, PA 18014. Burial will be held privately with the family at
Valley View Cemetery, Emanuelsville.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to
Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Bath, PA 18014.

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November 30, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
LLC (Moorestown)

Funeral Service
November 30, 2023

1:00 PM
LLC (Moorestown)


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