Joyce F. ( Bridge) Palmer, 84, of Derry, died in her home on Thursday, November 24, 2022 with her family by her side.
She was born August 23, 1938 in Latrobe a daughter of the late John and Clara “Ceil” (Hughes) Bridge.
Prior to retirement Joyce worked at Blairsville Machine. She attended Bible Baptist Church of Latrobe, PA. Joyce enjoyed Scrapbooking and Yatzee.
Besides her parents, Joyce is preceded in death by husband William Walter “Bill” Palmer in 2017, one son Craig Allen Palmer in 2020, and one brother Dennis Bridge.
Joyce is survived by one son William Palmer of Perryopolis; three daughters Pam Goldberg and husband Tom of Blairsville, Cheryl Fickling of Derry, Tracy Nadeo and husband Dale of Blairsville; one brother Jack Bridge and wife Kathleen of Derry; three sisters Darlene Bridge of Latrobe, Brenda Dixon and husband Tom of Ligonier, and Vicki Novella of Derry;11 grandchildren Jennifer and Dino Bottegal, Wendy and Fran Hirak, Tara and James Laughlin, Philip and Brenda Werner, Kelly Wells, Lee Ann Cates, Joseph and Danelle Hauser, Jerome and Jessica Nadeo, Kayla and Brooke Zimmerman, Carly and Troy Trimble, and Matthew Fickling, 23 great grandchildren; daughter- in-law Becky Palmer and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family has entrusted the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-694-8331 with the funeral arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to www.merlinfuneralhome.com.
To send flowers
to the family or plant a tree
in memory of Joyce F. (Bridge) Palmer, please visit our floral store.