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Joyce Ann (Hoffman) Schreffler, 86, of Glen Mills, formerly of Rose Tree Media, Springfield, and Sunbury, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Fred E. and Sara E. (Howerth) Hoffman, of Sunbury. She was married for 63 years to Dr. Jack M. Schreffler, a Springfield podiatrist, who survives.

Joyce was a graduate of Duke University, Class of 1953.

She was a secondary school teacher completing her career teaching English at Penncrest High School, retiring in 1989. After retiring, Joyce was actively involved in the community and was co-chair for the Media Upper Providence Library Book Sale. She was a member of the Springton Lake Garden Club.
Joyce enjoyed traveling around the world with her husband, Jack. Most of all, Joyce cherished spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Sheila Schreffler; two daughters and son-in-law, Emilie and Herbert Conover and Margaret Schreffler; five grandchildren, Matthew, Quinn, Hunter, Erin and Katarina; one sister, Sara E. Lindsay; brother-in-law, George W. Schreffler; and nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at the Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Ltd., Middletown (Route 352) and Knowkton Roads, Middletown Township, Media, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Covenant United Methodist Church, 212 W. Springfield Road, Springfield, followed by funeral at 11.
Interment will take place following the service in the church memorial garden.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association at www.lung.org

Condolences may be made at www.msbfh.com.
Published on August 11, 2017
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