Joyce E. Benedict, age 87, passed away on Thursday (July 5, 2018) at Geneva General Hospital.
A memorial service for Joyce will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday (July 8) at Penn Yan United Methodist Church, 166 Main St., Penn Yan, New York 14527. An interment will occur at Lakeview Cemetery, Penn Yan, New York.
Contributions in Joyce’s memory may be made to Penn Yan United Methodist Church, 166 Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.
Joyce was born January 9, 1931 in Geneva, New York to the late Ruth (Bagshaw) and Arthur Clarke.
Joyce is survived by son, Timothy (Sharon Paulchel) Benedict; and daughter, Laurie (Samir) Haj; granddaughter, Brianne (Preston) Cook; grandsons Paul (Maygun) Butler, Patrick (Megen) Butler, and Zackery (Candace Shipman) Benedict, great-grandchildren Natalie Shipman, Clark Guerringer, Alexander Cook, Maxson Cook and Gracelyn Butler; brothers Jack (Karen) Clarke, James Clarke and David (Sylvia) Clarke.
In addition to her parents, Joyce was predeceased by her husband, Carlyle C. Benedict and brother, Richard Clarke.