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Joyce Rosalie Sitko
  • Christ Episcopal Church of Kent
    118 S. Mantua Street
    Kent, OH 44240

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“Dear Sitko Family,I was so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was a special woman. It was awesome living next door to all of you for so many...Read More »
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“Dear Sitko Family,Bernie and I are so sorry for your loss. Aunt Joyce was a very special lady, and we were all blessed to know her. Bernie and...Read More »
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“Sorry we were unable to make it today, but you are in our thoughts and prayers. Aunt Joyce was a beautiful lady and we were so blessed to have her as...Read More »
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“My sympathy to the entire Sitkos family. Bless your mother for raising 9 children and staying sane for 90 + years. Thoughts to you all, especially...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: CAROLYN (CLAEYS) ALBERTSON - NJ

“Dear Ed and Tom and family, I remember attending school with you in Brady Lake and Kent Roosevelt. I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. God...Read More »
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“Dear Eddie and Tom and family, I remember attending school with you in Brady Lake and Kent Roosevelt. I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. God...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lovina Wright - Ravenna, OH

“Joyce was a one of kind person. She enjoyed life to the fullest and was kind toeveryone. Always, polite and friendly whenever I saw her at church....Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Polly Kordinak - Kent, OH

“Joyce was very sweet to me, an unforgettable friend at church. My condolences to all her lovely family.Sincerely, Abby Smas ”
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Joyce Rosalie (Geisinger) Sitko, 93, of Kent, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Altercare of Hudson. Born June 19, 1924 in her home at 123 Elm Street in Kent to Howard and Lillian (Long) Geisinger.

Early in life, Joyce tapped dance for 15 years with Helen Beitz dance studio in Kent. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1942 and had been a resident of Kent all her life. She worked for Twin Coach in Kent before she married Michael Sitko on June 22, I946. They celebrated 52 years of marriage before his death in 1998. Joyce was a den mother for Cub Scouts, member of the Golden Rule Grandmothers Club of Kentway Retirement Center and Kent American Legion Post 496 Ladies Auxiliary.

She leaves her nine children: Tom (Donna) of Columbus, Ed (Kathy), Jere, Florence Valerie, Michelle (John) Martin, Ron, Cynthia, Pam (Dan) Ray, Chuck (Mary K.) all of Kent. She is the grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother to 17. She was preceded in death to her husband, Michael; brother, Gordon Geisinger; sister, Margery (Joe) Roberto; and in-laws, Charles and Valeria Sitko.

A member of Christ Episcopal Church of Kent all her life. She enjoyed sewing, dancing, and time with her children, grandchildren, and their many friends.

The family would like to express their many thanks to Altercare of Hudson and Harbor Light Hospice care.

Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday May 29th at Christ Episcopal Church, 118 South Mantua Street in Kent and officiated with Reverend Julie Blake Fischer and her husband Kip Colgrove. The family will receive friends from 12-2:00 pm. Donations may be sent to Christ Episcopal, 118 South Mantua Street, Kent.

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Standing Rock Cemetery

1361 North Mantua Street Kent, OH 44240
(330) 673 3859