Joyce  A. Gifford
Joyce A. Gifford

June 22, 1944 - May 13, 2019
Born in Mechanicsburg, PA
Resided in Cortland, Ohio
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Joyce A. Gifford, 74, of Cortland, passed away late Monday afternoon, May 13, 2019, at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.

She was born June 22, 1944 in Mechanicsburg, PA, a daughter of Charles S. and Maribelle (Ashburn) Burger.

Joyce was a 1961 graduate of West Geauga High School in Chesterland, OH, and was employed as an incinerator operator for Browning Ferris Industries in Warren for several years, prior to retiring.

She married Thomas W. Gifford on August 4, 1970. He preceded her in death in 1979.

Joyce is survived by her two sons; Dr. Thomas D. (Jill) Gifford, of Cortland; and David Herbert, of Howland. She also leaves behind a sister, Betty (Jason) Pavone, of Geneva; and three grandchildren; Thomas, Luke, and Rachel.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Adam Herbert.

Funeral services will be held at noon Friday, May 17, 2019, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 North Park Ave., Warren, with Pastor James Dittmar officiating.

Friends may call one hour prior to services from 11 AM to Noon Friday at the funeral home.

Joyce will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband and son in the Kerr Cemetery, Weathersfield Twp.

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Carl W. Hall Funeral Home
533 North Park Ave
Warren, OH USA 44481
Friday, May 17, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carl W. Hall Funeral Home
533 North Park Avenue
Warren, OH USA 44481
Friday, May 17, 2019
12:00 PM