Gray, Joyce M. 78, of Aurora passed away Thursday February 21, 2013 at Presence Mercy Center. She was born March 14, 1934 in Aurora, the daughter of the late Roy and Marie (McCrimmon) Danielak. Joyce was avid bowler for many years and was active in bowling leagues until her health interfered. She was employed as a babysitter for many years and foster mother to many children in the Fox Valley area. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister; she will be missed by the many lives that she touched. Joyce is survived by her loving husband, Richard Gray of Aurora; her two daughters, Lori (Bill) Anderson of Fayette, MO and Lynn (Joseph) Pooler of Aurora; her three grandchildren, Shawnna Anderson, Casey Anderson and Nathan Anderson; her three great-grandchildren, Zachary Nord, Gavin Edler and Devin Edler; her brother, Tom (Susan) Danielak of Aurora; her sister, Marsha (Charles) Nelson of Sheridan; her sister-in-law, Judy Danielak of Montgomery; many nieces and nephews and her loving dog, Kelly. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Lonnie Danielak. Visitation will be held Monday, 4-8 p.m. February 25, 2013 at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Pl. Aurora. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 10:30 a.m. February 26, 2013 also at The Healy Chapel. Interment will take place at River Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials can be directed to the
, 55 E. Monroe St., Suite 3420, Chicago, IL 60603. For further information, please call (630) 897-9291 or visit our website at www.healychapel.com to sign the online guestbook.
Published in Beacon News on Feb. 24, 2013