Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
WOOSTER - Joyce Chenevey, 90 years of age, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020, at Avenue at Wooster. She was born on May 21, 1929 in Wooster, OH to the late Albert and Belle (Girard) Schafer. Joyce graduated from Wooster High School in 1948 and married her high school sweetheart, Melvin Chenevey. He preceded her in death in 1999.
Joyce was a lifelong member of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church where she was an active member of the Church Choir, past Grand Regent of Catholic Daughters of America, Court Wooster, past President of St. Mary School Parent-Teacher Association, and a volunteer with Wooster Women’s Guild. Joyce and Mel were founding members of the Wooster Heart to Heart Group. Joyce was a very social person, loved parties, and a good game of euchre.
Joyce is survived by her children, Jeanne (Mike) Keenan of Westerville, OH, Victoria Chenevey of Long Beach, CA, Melvin Joseph (Carol) Chenevey of Wooster, Connie (Mitch) Wile of Venetia, PA, Paula (Art) Chenevey, of Wooster, and Mark Chenevey of Long Beach, CA; 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren with one on the way; sisters Elaine (Bill) Forrer of Dalton, OH and Jacqueline Docherty Mintz of Ontario, Canada, and a brother Ronald Schafer of Wooster, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her daughter Judy Mae, and sisters Corrine Elliott, Regina Knight, and Joan Schafer.
Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic, a private family graveside service will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery. There will be a celebration of Joyce’s life at a later date. McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
The family extends their gratitude for the compassionate care of Joyce to Wayne Manor Assisted Living, Avenue at Wooster, and Ohio’s LifeCare Hospice. Memorial contributions can be made to Ohio’s LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH or St. Mary School Endowment Fund, 515 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH.
Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691 or St. Mary School Endowment Fund, 515 Beall Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691
No calling hours
Celebrtion of Life at a later date