Joyce E. Mettler, 88, of Danville PA passed
away peacefully at her home on Friday morning, June 26, 2020. She was born
September 14, 1931 in Beaver Springs PA the daughter of the late James Roy
and Elsie Edna DeLong Renninger.
She graduated from Northumberland High School
as part of the Class of 1949.
She was married for 64 years to her devoted
husband, Robert E. Mettler, who preceded her in death September 7, 2014.
They were married March 31, 1950.
Joyce was employed by Danville State Hospital
as a psychiatric aide, from where she retired.
She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran
Church in Sunbury PA.
In addition to being a loving wife, mother and
grandmother, Joyce committed her life to helping others. Joyce enjoyed
staying active with tennis, hiking and bowling. Throughout her entire life,
she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with those around
her. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by
her daughter, Edna May of Danville PA and her only granddaughter, Jamie
Daniels and her husband Jeffrey of Colorado and her two great grandchildren,
Tristan and Olivia, of Colorado; as well as her sister, Joan Merrifield and
her husband Terry of Lewisburg PA and her brother Grant Renninger and his
wife Janne, of Sunbury PA
friends may view a Celebration of her life remotely by Facebook Livestream
www.facebook.com/visneskifh on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM with
the Reverend Trevor J. Hahn officiating. Burial will be held at 12:30 PM at
Klinesgrove Cemetery 1058 Church Street Sunbury PA.
The family will
provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in Joyce’s memory to
the Alzheimer’s Association online at www.alz.org.
“To live in
hearts we leave behind is not to die.” Thomas Campbell
Arrangements are under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home 42 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.
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