Joyce I. Shaffer Slade

Born: Sat., Sep. 14, 1957
Died: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
Location: Frame Funeral Home

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JOYCE IRENE SHAFFER SLADE   “Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend”
Joyce Irene Shaffer Slade, 61, passed away after a lengthy illness surrounded by her family at Cleveland Clinic on Thursday, November 8, 2018. She was born at Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY. Daughter to the late Kenneth Shaffer Sr. (Ardith Allen) and Doris Schwab Bhe (Norman Bhe Sr.).
Joyce spent most of her time with her husband, family and friends . She had a special love for her grandchildren and cherished every moment she spent with them. Joyce enjoyed new adventures whether it was a road trip to an unknown destination, a motorcycle ride or camping. She welcomed invitations to gatherings with friends and family and was always the light of party. When Joyce was home, she shared her space with her loving dog, Mason. During Joyce’s course of employment in local restaurants and delicatessens, she took pride in customer service and always greeted patrons with a smile.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings: Norman Bhe Jr., Wayne Bhe, Kenneth Shaffer, Jr., Diane Waldeck , Andrew Shaffer, Joseph Bhe of and Sharon Towner.
Left to cherish her memories is her husband of 22 years, Melvin Slade of Smethport, A son, Robert Alan (Susan) Kelley, Jr. of Smethport, PA, a step-son, Alan (Dawn) Slade of Hickory, NC, a step-son, Michael (Jennifer) Slade of Centreville, VA, and siblings, Stephen (Leatrice) Shaffer Ridgeway, PA, Una (Larry) Hall of Westfield, PA, Catherine (Tom) Zombro of Myerstown, PA and Robin (Phil) Goss of Wasilla, AK also grandchildren, Derek Kelley, Mayc Kelley, Cole Kelley and Jaxon Kelley. Step-grandchildren, Robbie Slade and Jacob Stockton.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Sunday November 11, 2018 at Frame Funeral Home, 230 Main St., Eldred, PA 16731 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and again from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Pastor Max Simms will officiate the funeral service on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 11 a.m.  Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery, Farmers Valley.
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Randy and Carolyn McCaslin
   Posted Sat November 10, 2018
Melvin, we are sorry for you and your family's loss.

Una (Miff) Hall
   Posted Sat November 10, 2018
Heaven has welcomed Joyce as another angel would be my prayer. May we feel the comfort of God. Will remember all of good times. Love you Joyce Rest In Peace. 🌹Miff

Donna and Mike Domenech
   Posted Sat November 10, 2018
Our deepest condolences go out to you and your family. Joyce was wonderful lady. Always had a smile on her face . Lots of memories of the family living in Eldred back in the day. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Marsha and Jerry McKeirnan
   Posted Sat November 10, 2018
We would like to extend our deepest sympathy at this difficult time. We did not directly know her but have spent a lot of time with Rob and would want to thank her for sharing her son with us. We love him like one of our own. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Paul & Cheryl Button
   Posted Sat November 10, 2018
MELVIN, Sorry for your loss. Joyce was a joy to be around and we had some fun together when we were single. It is hard to believe that she is gone. Love, Paul& Cheryl

Robin Goss
   Posted Sun November 11, 2018
Sister, I'll miss you forever but you'll always be in my heart.

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