Joyce Lynne VanSickle, age 59, of McKeesport, PA, formerly of Welch, WV, died Sunday, February 28th, at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. Born July 29, 1961, in Welch, WV, she was the daughter of the late Mildred (nèe Jarrett) and Robert Fain. Joyce was a nurse and worked primarily in West Virginia. She always enjoyed art and poetry and had a lifelong love of owls. She is survived by children Ricci Smith, Matthew Smith (wife Johanna), and River Davis (husband Jeremy); grandchildren, Simon Smith, Liam Smith, Joseph Smith, Alexis Worrel, Mauricio Davis, Carabeth Davis, Chloe Davis, and Caleb Davis; siblings, RJ “June” Nanz, Kathy Bardeen, Robert Fain, Jr., and Janice Rotenberry.
She was also preceded in death by sisters, Jean Pettus and Beth Surface and a brother, Jimmy Fain. Stand Tall. Walk Proud. Be Remembered.
Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com. Memorial Services were held at Ms VanSickle’s home in McKeesport, PA on Wednesday March 3rd. Charles Danforth, Supervisor.
Originally published March 04, 2021.