Joyce S. Herring age 72, died June 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Unity Hospital following a long illness. She was born July 29, 1946 in Albion, a daughter of the late Stanley and Gladys (Saddler) Starch and had lived in this area all of her life.
Joyce worked as an LPN at Arnold Gregory Hospital and after its closing went to Medina Memorial Hospital and then went to work at Unity Hospital where she retired. She loved her dog Sadie, gardening and crocheting. Joyce crocheted blankets and towels for her family and made scarves and gloves for local schools, providing warmth and comfort for kids in need.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her son Jay Hastings; brother Thomas Starch and her sister Sandra Miller. She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, John; her children Cecil (Christine) Hastings, Damon (Nicole) Hastings, Brandon (Tracy) Hastings, Barbara (Justin) Day, John (Liza) Herring, Donn (Jamie) Herring; grandchildren Jackie, Melynda, Tia, McKayla, Kassidy, Paula, Kendall, Bryanna, Nicholas, Shane, Mason, Devin, Olivia, Jacob, Madison, Landon; great-grandson Luca; sister Joanne Grimes; life long friend Pat and John Foote as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Ave. Albion on Friday June 14th from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Memorials may be made to Unity Hospital, 1555 Long Pond Rd., Rochester NY 14626.