Joyce Ann Skirtish, age 71 of Pittsburgh, died Sunday, November 11, 2018. She was born on October 22, 1947 in Farmington, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Marco and Anna Sokolosky Skirtish. Joyce was a former property manager for apartments in the Pittsburgh area. She was an award-winning baton twirler and enjoyed fishing and bowling.
She is survived by her sister, Barbara (Louise Merle) Bland of Timberlake, North Carolina; nieces, Carol Walters of Henderson, North Carolina, Cecelia Mallamo of Mt. Lebanon, JoAnn Rogers of Camden, Delaware, Tressa Mallamo of Ft. Collins, Colorado, Barbara (Erik) Harris of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, Carla (William) Duffell of Brownsburg, Indiana; nephews, Marc Slaughter of Roxboro, North Carolina, and Michael Slaughter of Timberlake, North Carolina. Joyce was preceded in death by her sisters JoAnn Skirtish Mallamo and Cecelia Skirtish Slaughter. Services were held at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com.
Originally published November 13, 2018.