Marilyn Joyce McCurdy

F, b. 13 May 1932, d. 9 March 2011
FatherHarry A. McCurdy b. 9 Aug 1902, d. 19 Nov 1982
MotherLela Ruth Beery b. 22 May 1907, d. 14 Apr 1989
     She was buried at Brotherton, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, in Brotherton Pike Cemetery. Marilyn Joyce was born on Friday, 13 May 1932 in Liberty Township, Crawford County, Ohio, at her Beery grandparents' farm on Lincoln Highway [U.S. 30]. She was often referred to as Joyce. Joyce married James Lee Saylor on 3 June 1983 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Marilyn's husband, James, died on 1 January 1996 in Finnleyville, Washington County, Pennsylvania, leaving her a widow. Marilyn died on Wednesday, 9 March 2011 in Pittsburgh at age 78 years, 9 months and 24 days of a C-dep infection that turned septic. She was also suffering from Alsheimzer's disease.

SAYLOR JOYCE L. Age 78, on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, of Finleyville. Beloved wife of the late James L; loving mother of Kathy (Joe) Carson of Lakeland, FL, Debbie Wilson of Pgh., Cheri (Kent) Snow of Houston, TX, and the late Marcy Linn; stepmother of Kristie (Chuck) Yarnell of Somerset, PA, Erica (Steve) Diethorn of Pgh., Jim (Stacey) Saylor of Pgh., Gerry (Karen) Saylor of Pgh. and the late Laurie (survived by Dave) Baltzer of Lancaster. Also survived by 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister of Larry A. (Kathy) McCurdy. Joyce was a member of the Yankee Doodle Dandies, WMSA, Red Hat Ladies, and a member of the West Elizabeth United Methodist Church. Friends will be received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 412- 881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Rd., Brentwood 15227, Thursday from 2- 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., where funeral services will be held on Friday at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to Alzheimer's Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201 Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or Harmony Hospice, 811 Washington Ave., Carnegie, PA 15106. [Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Mar. 10, 2011]

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James Lee Saylor b. 26 Jun 1932, d. 1 Jan 1996