Joyce A. McDanel, 72

Joyce A. McDanel, 72, of North Sewickley Twp. passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at her residence following a courageous three year battle with cancer.

Born April 15, 1946 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Collins Dell and Ethel Main Streckeisen. She was married to Donald G. McDanel for 47 years as they were married September 20, 1970. He survives.

Joyce graduated from Lincoln High School in 1964. She formerly worked at the Dustproof Mattress Company. She was a 45 year member of the Concord United Methodist Church where she was a member of the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, and sports. For 10 years Joyce planted the flowers at the entrance of Brush Creek Park. Joyce always had a positive attitude and loved people.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Lisa (Randy) Tammaro of Ellwood City, Nicole Scott of Orlando, Florida; sister, Connie (Rob) Wilson of Ellwood City; brother, Dell (Vickie) Streckeisen of Ellwood City; and her special niece, Ryleigh Haibach.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Anna Mae Mulhollen.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, May 20 from 1 pm until the time of the funeral service at 4 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Pastor John Phipps will officiate.

The family wishes to express their thanks to Vitas Hospice and Dr. Jason Rodriguez for the kind and compassionate care that they showed Joyce.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vitas Hospice, United Methodist Women at Concord, or leggings donations for cancer patients with Stefanie Wright, Lularoe Distributor at

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6 thoughts on “Joyce A. McDanel, 72

  1. Rest In Peace, dear friend. Sincere sympathy to Don and family. She fought so hard, she is with our Lord and Savior now! Hallelujah!

  2. Lisa and Family,
    May God’s presences be felt during this time of your sorrow, but know that Joyce rejoices with the Lord.
    Kris M.

  3. So very sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. She was a dear friend since high school. My condolences to to her family. My thoughts are with you all.

  4. So sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. She was a kind, loving woman. I remember how she helped us during the tornado. (Kemp’s.) Condolences to her husband and family.

  5. Nicole, Don, and Lisa…

    My most sincere and deepest condolences to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers as always.

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