Joyce Theo (Ostrom) Dettinger, 85, of Beaver Falls, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Beaver Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born on November, 19, 1936 in Beaver Falls, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Ruth (Crowther) Ostrom.
Joyce was a 1954 graduate of Beaver Falls High School and had worked as a Kitchen Aide at McGuire Memorial and a faithful member of Concord United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her loving husband of nearly 67 years, Fred Dettinger; her children, William (Devona) Dettinger, Dawn (Jack) Reda, and Debbie (Ronald) Atkinson; grandchildren, Lori Reda, Brant Dettinger, Jamie (Mike) DeMarco, Jon (Cara) Atkinson, and Dane Dettinger; great-grandchildren, Elli and Mikey DeMarco, and Jace and Cooper Atkinson; her brothers, David and Robert (Pam) Ostrom; a special friend, Janet Patrick; special neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Sinclair; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her brother, William Ostrom; and a sister, Kay Ostrom.
In accordance with her wishes, Joyce will be cremated and private inurnment will take place in Laurel Cemetery.
The GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., Chippewa Twp., 117 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com is honored to assist Joyce’s family during this time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joyce’s name to Club Hope Foundation, Inc., 113 Collins Road, Ellwood City, PA 16117, or by visiting www.clubhopefoundation.com and clicking ‘Donate Now.’