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Joyce L. (Markle) Gracey

May 10, 1955 ~ May 26, 2020 (age 65)


Joyce L. Gracey, 65, of Everett, PA; passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at home.  She was born on May 10, 1955 in Breezewood, PA; a daughter of the late William and Mary E. (Conner) Markle.

She is survived by her life partner Mark S. Price, Everett, PA; three children Mary L. (Gracey) Dalton married to Andy of Bradford, PA, Gregory A. Gracey of Breezewood, PA, Herman W. R. Gracey of Breezewood, PA; seven grandchildren Conner, Kendall, Karsyn, Makenzie, Haley, Ethan, and Evan; siblings Flora Berkstresser, Virginia Garland, Ruth Ramsey and Donna June Ramsey.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Markle and Roland Markle.

Joyce was a Girl Scout leader for many years and served as a volunteer at Your Safe Haven.

She loved being with her family. She enjoyed gardening, being outdoors, reading, being a homemaker and caring for her companion, Mark.

A private service will be held at Akers Funeral Home with burial at Mt. Chapel Cemetery.

If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Joyce to UPMC Home Healthcare formerly Home Nursing, 227 Hospital Drive Suite #2, Everett, PA 15537.

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.

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