Joyce L. Gross
September 3, 1938 ~ January 1, 2017
Joyce Lee Gross, 79, formerly of Bristol, passed away on Monday,
January 1 at Courtyard HealthCare in Goshen. She was born on
September 3, 1938 to James A. and Virginia L. (Nelson) Margison in
Indianapolis. On June 8, 1958 she married Dale A. Gross in Wolcott,
IN and had lived in the Bristol area since. He died October 7, 2001.
She is survived by a sister Donna Saunders of Middlebury, and a
brother Robert (Beverly} Margison of New Mexico. She is also
survived by nieces and nephews, Vicki Myers, Michael Beasey, Rick
Sigman, Steve Sigman, Mark Sigman, Jo Rood, Bret Margison, Bart
Margison, Betty Meyer, Deb Nunez, Bruce Margison, Beth Moore and
Lisa Price, along with many of her husband’s nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are her husband, parents, sister Maxine
Beasey, and brothers Harold Margison and Byron Margison.
Joyce worked at Ventline Mfg. for 34 years, retiring in 2003.
She was a member of the Bristol United Methodist Church where she
volunteered in the kitchen for many years, preparing Wednesday
Evening Suppers. Viewing will take place at Miller-Stewart Funeral
Home, Middlebury, on Saturday, January 6th at 12 noon, followed by
the funeral service at 1:00 pm. The services will be conducted by
nephews Rick Sigman and Ed Myers. Burial will be in Ivan’s
Cemetery, Middlebury. Memorials may be made to Bristol United
Methodist Church or the Diabetes Foundation.
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What a servant! She always seemed to have a smile for everyone.
Got to spend some time with her at her home while we were working
on it. It was a blessing. She had many stories. Loved being around
From: Mark Reese