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Joyce Anne Volpicelli
October 12, 2019


Joyce Anne Volpicelli, age 67, of Nanticoke passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019, at her home.

Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Sylvia Mihok Volpicelli.

After graduation from high school, Joyce went on to earn her degree as a Registered Nurse. Her many positions included Head Nurse of the Intensive Care Unit at the former Mercy Hospital, Wilkes Barre; and, Nursing Supervisor at both Valley Crest and Timber Ridge Skilled Nursing Facilities.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Rosemary Volpicelli.

Surviving are: brother, Dr. Louis Volpicelli and his wife, Melisa, of Pacific Palisades, CA; brother, Robert Volpicelli and his wife, Kathleen, of Old Forge; niece, Gina Volpicelli and partner, Ben Zoghbi, of Washington, D.C.; nephew, Dr. Robert Volpicelli, Ph.D. and his wife, Hannah Wittwer, of Richmond, VA; nieces, Elizabeth and Alexandra Volpicelli, of Pacific Palisades, CA.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 11:30AM in St. Faustina Church. There will be no calling hours and those attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Nanticoke.

Arrangements for Joyce’s funeral are by Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 173 E. Green St., Nanticoke.

Guestbook Entries

Joyce, our neighbor, was such a generous person and joy to be around. She was always so kind and supportive to our children. She will be sadly missed! We are so sorry for your loss.

Joe, Cathy, Shannon, Carissa, Kelcie and Keri Lushefski (9 months ago)

So sorry for your loss. Not only was she a good nurse but a very nice person. RIP,Joyce.

Jackie Emmett (10 months ago)

Dear Louis and family members, May Joyce rest in peace. I am sure she has helped so many people in her life in her profession that she will never be forgotten by all the people she has helped. God bless you and your family at this time. You are all in my prayers.

Angela Augenti Litchkowski (10 months ago)

so sorry to hear of your sisters passing Bob. peace and comfort to you and those you love.

Christine Yale (10 months ago)

Rest in peace my favorite sparing person. We butted heads but always knew it was for the greater good. Fly high JoyceRN.

Pat Gialanella (10 months ago)

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