Joyce Ann Santore age 76 of Uniontown, Pa, passed away Tuesday October 19, 2021 at home with her loving family by her side. She was born July 9, 1945 in Uniontown, Pa. She was raised by her Maternal grandparents whom precedes her in death.
She is survived by her husband Matthew (Butch) Santore and sons, Scot (Kim) and Chris. Also surviving are sister-in-law’s Roseanne (Joe) Vercamen, Donna (Charles) Heasley and Carol Locke (Richerd) Ohler and their children Vince (Jennifer) Vercamen, Shelley (Josh) Messina, Calvin (Beth) Heasley, Vicke (Mark) Snyder, Josh (Lori) Locke, Kevin (Amy) Locke and Caitlin (Zachary) Just. Also surviving are Bobby and Shannon Santore. Two special cousins and Merle (Louise) Eakins and Gary (Kathy) Eakins. Many special thanks to Maria, my guardian angel.
She is preceded in death by two brother-in-law’s, John Locke and Robert Santore, a nephew Sean Locke, and a great nephew Grant Heasley. She is also preceded in death by her mother Gilberta (Mitchell) Eakins.
She graduated from Frazier High School and California University of Pennsylvania. She was employed by the Laurel Highlands School District as a teacher at Marshall Elementary School until her retirement.
Friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA, on Thursday October 21, 2021 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm and on Friday October 22, 2021 at 9:30am when Prayers of Transfer will be held at the funeral home, followed by a 10:00am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese de Lisieux. A Parish Vigil Prayer service will be held at 3:00pm on Thursday.
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