Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

April 23, 2014

JOYCE A. RACE [Frostburg]

FROSTBURG — Joyce A. Race, 62, of Frostburg, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Born June 13, 1951 in Avilton, she is the daughter of the late Forrest W. and Genevive (Dickel) Railey. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a sister, Donna Rosenberger.

Joyce had held employment with Allegany County Housing Authority and Hilltop Fruit Market. She was very active with volunteer work involving the Greater Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC), where she was currently the Presidents Assistant till her term end in 2016, and had also worked with the Boy Scouts of America.

Surviving is her husband of 40 years, Robert “Bob” W. Race; daughter, Lorrie Race; son, John W. Race; brothers, Richard Railey and Joe Railey; sisters, Janice Cage, Theresa Eichorn and Susan Burke; numerous nieces and nephews and extended adopted family and friends.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Frostburg, on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Father Gregory Brown, OFM Cap. as celebrant. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m.

Interment will be held in Frostburg Memorial Park.

Pallbearers are Charles Race, Karl Rosenberger, Adam Hess, Eusabibo Faura, Joseph Railey Jr. and Hunter Railey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joyce’s honor can be made to The American Cancer Society, 1050 E. Industrial Blvd. Unit 3, Cumberland, MD 21502.

Condolences may be posted after the obituary at durstfuneralhome.com.

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