Passing of FFD Spouse, Joyce A. Race

April 23, 2014 Events  No comments

1795850_866085273417326_4902895688505109407_oIt is with regret and deep sadness that we announce the passing of Joyce A. Race, 62, who passed away Tuesday, April 22, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Joyce was married to FFD firefighter (Past Fire Chief) Bob “Newt” Race.

Please keep the entire Race family in your thoughts and prayers.

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 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.

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