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Joan M. McVoy

Published on November 08, 2022

LOWVILLE/CASTORLAND - Joan M. McVoy, 81, longtime resident of Castorland, passed away on Saturday afternoon, November 5, 2022 at Lewis County Residential Care Facility in Lowville.

She is survived by her two children, Susan (Greg) Kulzer; Michael McVoy; two granddaughters; a very special great-granddaughter; a sister, Nancy Warren; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joan was born on January 14, 1941 in Lowville, NY, a daughter of the late Ambrose and Alice (Dauksa) Bush and graduated from Lowville Academy.  On May 20, 1961, she married Gerald McVoy at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Lowville.  Joan worked at Fiber Products Research Center in Beaver Falls, then Climax Manufacturing Company in Castorland as a switchboard operator, then as a personnel clerk, retiring in 1987.  Gerald passed away on February 12, 2014.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 14, 2022 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville, NY with Rev. Donald Manfred, Pastor of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Lowville Rural Cemetery.  Calling hours are from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 14, 2022 prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Lewis County Health System Residential Health Care Facility, Attn: Activities Department, 7785 N. State Street, Lowville, NY 13367 or Upstate New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Suite 900, Rochester, NY 14620.

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