PITTSBURGH, PA. — Joyce P. (Gebo) Senecal, 86, of Pittsburgh, Pa., died peacefully at home with her family by her side on Feb. 23, 2014.
She was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y. on Dec 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Homer and Frances (Clark) Gebo.
On Sept. 12, 1948, she married Andrew P. Senecal at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Plattsburgh. Joyce and Andy loved Lake Champlain and always summered at their cottage on the lake after Andy retired.
In addition to her husband Andy; Joyce is survived by her three daughters, Kathleen Williams of Syracuse, N.Y., Ann Martin and her companion Bob Tompkins of Moriah Center, N.Y. and Patricia (Anthony) D'Aurora of Steubenville, Ohio; and her son Andrew T (Mary Ann) Senecal of Virginia Beach, Va. Joyce is the cherished grandmother of Sean Martin (companion Amanda Shalton) Joseph Martin (companion Aly Esteves), Bryan (Amber) D'Aurora, Jeremy (Maureen) Williams, Cassandra (Ti) Hall, Shana D'Aurora, Staci Senecal, and Amber Senecal; also her great-grandchildren Noah, Jaylen, Jonathan, Jackson, Bralyn and Ryland; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by two sisters, June (the late Mike) Rogers and Janet (Ken) Lehl.
Besides her parents, Joyce was predeceased by her son-in-laws Steve Martin and Ray Williams; and her sister Betty (Frank) Champagne.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Warchol Funeral Home, Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, Pa. (412) 221-3333. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, in St. Thomas More Church. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 750 Holiday Drive, Suite 110, Foster Plaza # 9, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. View and add condolences at: www.warcholfuneralhome.com.