Gill Joyce Genealogy

Mary Hinchcliffe Joyce (1882-1938)

WIDOW OF P. F. Joyce DIES SOON AFTER MATE

DOUBLE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE TOMORROW M

While grieving over the death of her husband, the former Sen. P. F. Joyce, whose death occurred early Friday morning, his widow, the former Mae Hinchcliffe, was stricken with a heart attack at the Joyce home, Harding, on the Sullivan trail, Saturday night and died a few minutes later.

A double funeral will take place at 9:30 o’clock tomorrow morning. The procession will move from the Joyce home to St. Mary’s Church, North Main street, Upper Pittston. A solemn requiem mass will be sung at 10 o’clock. Burial will be in the Joyce family plot in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Joyce was a member of the Pittston Hospital Auxiliary, Luzerne County Historical Society, and at the time of her death a member of the Mothers’ Assistance Board of Luzerne County.

Mrs. Joyce was born in Sebastopol, Jenkins township, and resided there up until the time of her marriage. She was the daughter of Isaac and Sarah Hinchcliffe. She was a graduate of St. John’s High School, both classical and commercial courses, and later served as bookkeeper and stenographer at the Howell and King Brewery, of Pittston.

She is survived by four children, Joseph, Mary Patricia, George and Frances; her mother, Mrs. Sarah Hinchcliffe, South Main street, who was among those with her when she died; two brothers Raymond and Edward, both of Pittston, and six sisters, Rose, a nurse at U. S. V. Hospital Tuscon, Ariz.; Mrs. Michael Hefferon, Wilkes-Barre; Mrs. John Burns, Pittston; Gertrude, Bertha and Blanche, at home.

   A Pittston Newspaper - October 23, 1938


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