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In Memory of

Joyce E. McIntyre

August 21, 1945 - September 7, 2017

Obituary


Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.

Joyce Elaine (Crawford) McIntyre, 72, loved the pleasure of reading a good book, serving other senior citizens, and, above all, her family.


After an 18-month battle with cancer, Joyce was called home to be with Jesus on Sept. 7, 2017, at 4:04 p.m.


She was the daughter of John Taylor Crawford and Elaine (Chambers) Crawford and a graduate of Lourdes Academy in Cleveland. She leaves behind her son, John, and five stepchildren, Robin, Kim, James, Marci and Jenna....

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.

Joyce Elaine (Crawford) McIntyre, 72, loved the pleasure of reading a good book, serving other senior citizens, and, above all, her family.


After an 18-month battle with cancer, Joyce was called home to be with Jesus on Sept. 7, 2017, at 4:04 p.m.


She was the daughter of John Taylor Crawford and Elaine (Chambers) Crawford and a graduate of Lourdes Academy in Cleveland. She leaves behind her son, John, and five stepchildren, Robin, Kim, James, Marci and Jenna.


She is survived by brothers, William, and Daniel Crawford. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Patricia McIntyre, and brother Jack Crawford. She was the loving grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, great aunt and cousin to many who will miss her warm smile.


Joyce spent most of her life after high school on the West Coast, primarily in California, after she was married. She was a committed Navy wife who overcame the many challenges of having a husband on deployment for months at a time.


Joyce returned to Northeast Ohio to live for the last 12 years of her life.


She enjoyed the cool, crisp air of the beach, her regular trips with friends to Lake Tahoe, and her beloved San Francisco 49ers. She loved to read, work on puzzles, play games on her computer, and was a pretty good bowler in her day. She loved the color of spring, and lilies always made her smile.


You could always count on a friendly voice on the line when you called Joyce, unless it was between the hours of 7 and 8 p.m. That was "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!" time. Friends and family knew not to call then unless they wanted an earful -- in the form of a question, of course.


Joyce spent many hours serving in her community at the Senior Center in Fairview Park, as well as with Seniors Helping Seniors. She enjoyed sitting and talking over dinner and looked forward to the fish fry during the Lenten Season.


Her son would like to thank the staff at the Moll Center for exceptional care and treatment. He would also like to thank Hospice of the Western Reserve, both the home care team and Ames Family Hospice Center in Westlake, for their personal interest and care for his mother. The last two weeks of her life were difficult, but Hospice made her feel safe and comfortable so that her son could just spend the last moments loving his mother.


Joyce was a loving mother and a hero to her son.


Mass of Christian burial Saturday, September 16, at 10am in St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd. Interment private. Come Celebrate her life at the Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Rd from 4-8pm Friday. 440-331-0500