Joyce E. Onisick – LPN (nee Krishisky), 76, of Shenandoah, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community after fighting bravely against Alzheimer’s Disease for many years.
Born in Shenandoah on September 2nd, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Sarah (Katulis) Krishisky.
Joyce was a graduate of the former Shenandoah Catholic High School, then she went on to the Marlin School of Nursing where she became an LPN. She worked as an LPN for the Good Samaritan Hospital in Pottsville, Pa for many years until her retirement. Joyce was an avid Penn State and Philadelphia Eagles fan. She loved all animals, especially her dogs, and enjoyed to sing and dance at the Moose and Eagles Clubs.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 brother, Joseph Krishisky, 1 daughter, Jody (nee Onisick) Paulukonis, and 1 granddaugter, Krystal Lombardo.
She leaves behind 2 sons, John “Jake” Onisick and wife Michelle – Shenandoah, and James Onisick – Frackville. 1 daughter, Joyce Stanton – Frackville. 1 brother, Theodore Krishisky and wife Wanda – Washington State. 8 grandchildren, Desiree Dunleavy and husband William, Jessica Navitsky and husband Jeffery, Sarah Frey and husband Anthony, Amanda Onisick and Joseph Baco, John Onisick and wife Jillian, Jennifer Onisick and Stephen Quinn, James Onisick, and Thomas Stanton. 8 great-grandchildren, Cody Wagner, Aaron Paulukonis, Albrie Frey, Nicholas Navitsky, Abigail Quinn, Alex Frey, Kaden Quinn, and John Theo Onisick.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday morning, September 30th from 8 to 10am at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah. Scripture services will be held at 10:30am and will be officiated by Msgr. Ronald Bocian. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Parish Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joyce’s memory may be made to the: Alzheimer’s Association of Schuylkill County or the Activity Fund for the Shenandoah Senior Living Community.
Due to COVID-19, all recommended social distancing, mask requirements, and public safety guidelines will be followed.
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