Joan T. Troy

  • Died: October 12, 2020
  • Location:

Decker Givnish Funeral Home

216 York Rd
Warminster, PA 18974

Tel. (215) 675-2070

Tribute & Message From The Family

Joan T. Troy passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020, at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was 86 years old. Joan was the daughter of the late John and Katherine Thomas. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Her children are Michael Troy (Terry), Bill Troy (Kathy), and Joanne Troy. Her grandchildren are Kelly, Nicole, Shannon, and Annemarie Troy. She has now joined her husband Bill and all her siblings, Jack, Bette, Katherine, Mary, and Ann. Joan was the youngest of 6 children and grew up in Olney, Philadelphia. When she graduated Little Flower High School, she worked at Bell Telephone as a telephone operator. She enjoyed many things in life, but in particular she enjoyed Dunkin Donuts iced tea. Joan loved animals, especially dogs and birds. This is the reason she chose Frances as her Confirmation name since Saint Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of animals. She loved going to the beach and dancing around the kitchen with her family. She had a contagious laugh that made everyone laugh along with her. She always talked about her life when she was younger like how she used to bring milk to school in a miracle whip jar and how she met her husband on a blind date. Joan was gentle, loving, and had a big heart full of love for her family. It is good to know she is in the arms of Jesus now. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral mass, Saturday, October 17th at 10:30 am at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 605 W. Street Rd., Warminster Pa. 18974. Friends will be recieved from 9:30 am till time of mass in church. In lieu of flower, the family is asking remembrances to be made to: Harley's Haven Dog Rescue, 1419 Ridge Rd, Perkasie, PA 18944, in Joan's memory. Interment Ressurection Cemetery.

Decker-Givnish Life Celebration, Warminster.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Aunt Joan was always warm and loving. Her house always felt like home. She and Uncle Bill are in my heart forever. God rest her soul and glad she will be with Uncle Bill and the rest of the family. We will miss her dearly.

Posted by Kathleen DiFelice - Houston, TX - Family   October 16, 2020

I am sorry to hear of Joanies passing. She was a wonderful person. I have fond memories of her. We were cousins my Dad Paul Thompson was her uncle. I use to babysit for Bill and Joan when they lived in phila. Unfortunately I have lost contact with a lot of family living in Massachusetts. Please except our condolences she was a special person loved by all. Love your cousin Jeanne Marie

Posted by Jeanne Gaudette - Southampton, MA - Family   October 15, 2020

We are sorry we will not be able to attend the funeral to join all of you in celebrating Aunt Joan's life & love. Michael will be there to represent the Mike O'Brien Florida & Tennessee families. We love you & are thinking of you!

Posted by Pat O'Brien & family - Port St Lucie, FL - Family   October 15, 2020

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