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Joyce Wright

September 21, 1939 — January 28, 2023

Lima, Ohio

Joyce Wright, 83, died January 28, 2023, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Joyce was born on September 21, 1939 to Otis B. and Mary (Kennedy) Wright who preceded her in death.

Ms. Wright was employed for over 30 years at Duff Truck Lines and then for Tozzolo Brothers in Sebastian, Florida where she retired.

She loved gardening and enjoyed watching tennis.  She was a loving and a giving aunt to her many nieces and nephews.

Survivors include her sister Cecil (Davidson) McDonald of Boynton Beach, FL. and a brother Roger Wright of Lima and a sister-in-law Rosie Wright. She was preceded in death by ten siblings, Ogatha Rhinock, Maxine Helmig, Bill Wright, Lavina Pugh, Louella Harmon, Carl Wright, Mary Kathryn Scott, June Coats, Janet Sarno and Martha Wright.  Also surviving are her dear friends Glenna Deitsch and Kay Umstead and her canine friend Gracie.

A special thank you to Karen Clements, friend, and caregiver.

Family graveside services will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery of Lima on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 11:00 A.M.

Memorial contributions may be made to Debs Dogs 1560 Wonderlick Rd., Lima, OH 45806 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis Tennessee

Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed at

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