Joyce M. Wollyung, 94, of Tower City, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, April 16, 2022.
Born in Tower City, October 15, 1927, a daughter of the late Lester and Esther Bowman Shomper. She was a retired seamstress from the former Bestok garment factory where she worked for over 36 years.
Joyce was a life long member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Tower City where she was a former Superintendent and Sunday School teacher and a member of the Tower City American Legion Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, William "Mort" Wollyung, 2012, three sisters; Rose Bailey, Ida Heberling and Jean Gibson, two brothers; Paul and Robert Shomper.
Surviving are her children; William Wollyung, Jr., (Jill), Pine Grove, Patricia Schaeffer (Marti), Harrisburg and Linda Sahm (Steve), Florida. Five grandchildren; William Wollyung, III, Lecia Underkoffler, Tammy Schaeffer, Jon Schaeffer and Andrea Updegrove, six great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. Numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 11:00 am from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Tower City with Rev. Donald Hayn officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery. Viewing will be from 10-11 at the church.
Memorial donations in Joyce's memory can be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 415 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City, PA 17980.
The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc, is honored to serve the Wollyung family. To send condolences to the family please visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
415 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City PA 17980