Sybil Muriel Joy

Sybil Joy

Dansville — Sybil Muriel Joy, age 92, passed away Tuesday morning October 13, 2020, at the Elderwood Care Facility in Hornell, following a brief illness.

Sybil was born in Conesus, on November 20, 1927, the daughter of the late James and Viola (Wamser) Parsons. She was also predeceased by her husband Adrian “Abe” Joy in 2003, a son Michael Joy in 1980, and six of her siblings.

Sybil grew up in Conesus where she attended her first eight years in a one room rural schoolhouse. She went on to graduate from Livonia Central School in 1946. She held many different jobs during her lifetime including, a belt maker for Hickok Manufacturing in Livonia, a Clerk and then a Merchandising Manager for W.T. Grant Company in Dansville, and she worked at the Kings Daughters and Sons Home in Dansville.

She also did a lot of Volunteering mowing the Conesus Cemetery, being a 4H leader, the treasurer of the Ossian Presbyterian Church, and a member of the Home Bureau Co-op Extension. In her free time, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, reading, camping, and spending time with her family.

Surviving Sybil, are her children, Adrian (Kathy) Joy, Kathy (Fred) Goodell, seven grandchildren, two sisters, Marcia and Lynette Parsons, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at the Hindle Funeral Home Inc., 271 Main St., Dansville, NY 14437, A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 12:00pm at the Dansville, Presbyterian Church, 3 School St., Dansville, NY. Online memorials may be shared at

In Lieu of Flowers donations may be the Dansville Presbyterian Church, 3 School St., Dansville, NY 14437, or a charity of your choice.

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