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Nancy Ann Joyce (McManis) Brooks

May 22, 1930 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Nancy Brooks Obituary

Nancy Ann Joyce Brooks, 93, of Lawrence, went peacefully to be with her Lord on January 18, 2023, while at home with her family at her side.

She was born May 22,1930 in Walkers Mill, a daughter of the late Russell and Gertrude Coughenour McManis.

Nancy was a longtime member of Faith Chapel in Lawrence.

She served as a psychiatric aide at Woodville and Mayview State Hospitals touching many lives with her kindness.

Her enthusiasm for life was evident in her love for bingo, crocheting, fishing, and gardening but above all in her time spent with her family.

Nancy leaves behind a lasting legacy through her 11 children and will be remembered alongside her late husbands, Patrick Joyce, the father of her children, and Ted Stewart, Henry Creech, and Jack Brooks. Nancy will also be reunited in heaven with her cherished daughter, Rebecca Ann Radcliffe (Bill). Deceased in addition to her spouses are her sisters Ellen McManis and Betty Pritchard.

Surviving are 10 children, Kathy Fullmer (Jim), Ryan Joyce (Audrey), Jim Joyce (Sharon), Loretta O’Brien (Jim), Nancy Sadowski (Stanley), Thelma Fullmer (John), Patrick Joyce, Cliff Joyce (Dee), Lloyd Joyce, and Ken Joyce; three brothers, John, Robert and Russell McManis; a sister, Pauline Suski; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family is extremely grateful to the staff from Transitions Hospice and especially to her aide Stacy and her nurse Jamie who went above and beyond in their care for Mom. She was also given incredible care by Lauren Fullum and Donna Lukis.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9, Tuesday, in the McIlvanie-Speakman Funeral Home, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342 where services will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, January 24, 2024, with Rev. James O’Brien officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Gardens in McMurray.

In lieu of flowers donations can be given to Faith Chapel of Lawrence, PO Box 314, Lawrence, PA.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home LTD.
27 Cherry Ave
Houston, PA 15342

Visitation
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home LTD.
27 Cherry Ave
Houston, PA 15342

Service
Wednesday
January 24, 2024

11:00 AM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home LTD.
27 Cherry Ave
Houston, PA 15342

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