Oscoda County Herald

Joyce G. Longacre

Died September 9, 2021

Joyce G. Longacre, age 83 of Fairview, Michigan, passed away at The Home at Wellspring Lutheran Services in Fairview, Michigan on Thursday, September 9, 2021.

Joyce was born in Barto, Pennsylvania on June 13, 1938, to John E. and Anna B. (Gehman) Longacre.

Joyce always had a passion for teaching and working with children and made teaching her life’s work. Joyce taught school in Arizona and Florida; she also taught on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. She always had a great interest in Native American Culture. She moved to Fairview 14 years ago and made it her home. She was a member of the Fairview Mennonite Church. Joyce enjoyed bird watching, crafting, and painting.

Surviving are her sisters: Wanda Domer and Faith (Thomas) Peachy; her brother John G. (Sally) Longacre; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents:  John E. and Anna Longacre, and her brother-in-law Herbert Domer.

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI.