Joyce Y. Sanford, 84, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Monday evening, June 3, 2013 in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
She was born July 19, 1928 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the late Gerald and Evelyn (Gaylord) Snook and lived most of her life in the Willard, Ohio and Norwalk, Ohio areas.
Joyce was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She enjoyed reading, knitting, crocheting, crossword puzzles, playing bingo, and going to garage sales.
Joyce and her husband, of 65 years, Edward G. "Ed" Sanford of Norwalk, Ohio wintered in Palmetto, Florida for many years. She is also survived by her children, Patricia M. and Rick Riley of Norwalk, Ohio and Thomas E. Sanford of Norwalk, Ohio, by her grandchildren, Matt (Jenn) Clifton, Alx (Devin) Clifton, Stefanie Clifton, and Colleen Heyman, and great grandchildren, Kyler Clifton, Roxlynn Clifton, Londynn Clifton, Trice Kramer, Dade Kramer, and Logan Clifton.
Joyce is also survived by her siblings, Helen Taylor, Jim Billman, Leslie Snook, Sharon Cramer, Don Snook, Geraldine Barnett, Stewart Snook, and Sheila Bieri.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Mike Snook, Eleanor Lutz, Robert Snook, Donna Turner, Ruth Snook, and Richard Snook.
Friends may call on Friday, June 7, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio.
There will be no service. Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.
Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.