Joyce was married 51 years to her late husband Luigi Lombardi of Auburn. Joyce was also predeceased by her parents, Howard & Erma Wilcox, her sisters, Janice Wilcox and Betty Wilcox Bakke and brother Jan H. Wilcox as well as her grandsons Bryce Parmele and Dylan Lombardi Parmele. Surviving are her three wonderful children; Colleen Lombardi of Gloversville, NY, Darlene (Mike) Maltese of Weedsport, NY and George (Karen) Lombardi of Fort Mill, SC. Grandchildren Michael, Corinne & Lauren Maltese, Kayla Parmele, Step Grandchildren Jamie & Brandi Chapman. Great grandchildren Sawyer Jones, Victoria Maltese, Gracin Henry and Ameilia & Elizabeth Chapman. Two sisters - Sharon Snyder of Syracuse, NY and Jacqueline Rehman of Arizona. She also has many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was also blessed by all of her friends and the staff at Auburn Nursing Home as well as The Shirley Italiano Family and Roberta Southad.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 1st at 12n at Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles. Calling hours will be from 10 to 12n prior to the service. Joyce will be buried in Lake view Cemetery.
Donations can be made in memory of Dylan Lombardi Parmele and Luigi Lombardi to United Church of Phelps, 58 Main St. Phelps, NY 14532.
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