Joyce D. Sampson, 78, Lakewood, died October 29, 2020 at Wayne Memorial hospital following an illness. She is survived by her husband Wendell Sampson. They were married for 58 years.
Born in Honesdale, daughter of the late Harold and Helen Chambers Dunn, she graduated from Honesdale High School in 1960. She was a retired seamstress and attended the Lake Como Methodist Church for many years. Joyce was a very organized person who loved flowers, gardening and canning and will always be remembered for her warm, kind heart.
In addition to her husband she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Deneen Sampson, Lakewood, a daughter and son-in-law, Audrey and Chuck Neer , Damascus; a son-in-law, Bruce Messinger; three brothers and their wives: Raymond and Rose Dunn , Missouri, Jerry and Nancy Dunn, Missouri and Roger and Janet Dunn, Moscow; a sister , Linda Day, Hawley; 4 grandchildren:Lauren Neer, North Carolina, Claud Neer, Littitz, Pa., Emily Messinger, Pen Argyl, Pa and Benjamin Messinger, Pen Argyl, Pa; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Messinger.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in the Starrucca Cemetery with Rev. Edward Erb officiating.
Arrangements are attended by the Arthur A. Bryant Funeral Home, 1228 North MAin Street, Honesdale.