Joyce Ann DeRue, 74 entered eternal rest on Tuesday (March 27, 2018) at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.
All services will be private.
In memory of Joyce, in lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Fairville Volunteer Fire Department, 2963 State Route 88 N., Newark, NY 14513.
Joyce was born the daughter of the late Peter and Elnora (Boughton) Brevet on Wednesday (December 8, 1943) in Newark, N.Y. She spent her life in the Newark/Arcadia area, graduating from Newark High School class of 1960. Over the years she had worked for Prudential Insurance Company in Newark, Newark Courier-Gazette Paper for over 20 years and then for Ely & Leene Agency Insurance. Joyce was a member of the Fairville Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed reading, knitting, watching baseball, including the Newark Orioles baseball team. Joyce watched the Buffalo Bills, but loved the Miami Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys.
Joyce will be remembered by her loving husband of 55 years, Harold F DeRue; daughter, Tracy Herold; son, Scott (Cheryl Packmen) DeRue; grandchildren Calan DeRue, Morgan Herold and Adam DeRue; brother, Peter (Nancy) Brevet; sister, Sandy (Edward) DeRue; many nieces and nephews; special friend, Jennifer DeRue.