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FREDONIA:  Joyce E. Smith, 66, of Route 83, Fredonia, passed away Sunday, January 9th, 2022 at UPMC Chautauqua at WCA, Jamestown.  She was born in Dunkirk on June 10, 1955, the daughter of the late Stanley and Patricia (Collins) Pawloski.

  Joyce worked as a Bus Driver for the former Laidlaw and then First Student, Inc., Fredonia.  She enjoyed playing Bingo, going to fish fry’s doing puzzles and most of all spending time with her husband, Roy.

  Survivors include a daughter, Hazel (Raymond) Deet, of Silver Creek; two sons Bruce Turner, of Beaver Creek, OH; Ronald (Gina Valone) Smith, of Manchester, TN; two sisters, Shelly Matteson, Sandy Pawloski and a brother, Jeff Pawloski.  Also surviving are nine grandchildren; Ryan, Tyler & Karli Deet, Mason, Dylan, Braden & Leah Turner, Hunter & Shane Smith and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Roy Smith, Jr., whom she married on June 20, 1987 in Dunkirk and who died June 24, 2018, two sisters Kathy Pelfry and Judy Lynn Pawloski and a brother Dennis Pawloski.

  Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Friday morning from 10-11 am from where a Celebration of Life will follow at 11 o’clock with Michael Pollock, pastor of Gage Chapel Community Church, officiating.

  The family suggests memorials may be made to the Forestville Fire Department, Inc., PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062.

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1 Comment on Obituary Notice – Joyce E. Smith

  1. Tanya Wolcott-Saunders says:

    Sending my thoughts and prayers to the family. My mother (who has passed) had known Joyce and always talked very fond of her.
    Rest in peace Joyce

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