Joyce Ann Magdeburg, 72, Ashland, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday morning surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Ashland she was a daughter of the late Clement and Margaret Todd Utaras. She had been employed as a nurses aide at the former Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville.
She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Ashland.
She enjoyed her hobbies of crocheting and doing ceramics.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and her husband James J. Magdeburg in 2008 also by a nephew Robert Utaras.
Joyce is survived by two sons; James and his wife Renee Magdeburg, Auburn and John J. Magdeburg, her daughter Joy Lynn Magdeburg and her boyfriend Richard Shoup, Ashland, her brother Clement Utaras, Deer Lake, her five grandsons; James III, Joshua, Bryan, Richard and Jaxon also by her step-children; Kyle Weidensaul and Rachel Rowley.
Private Funeral and Graveside Services will be held at the convenience of the family.