Joyce Chabanik, Smithfield, Pa.
Joyce Chabanik, known to many as Nina, passed away March 21st, 2021 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 81 due to a lengthy battle will illness.
She was the daughter of Clyde & Marion (Weight) Lynn.
Joyce was born September 11th, 1939 at Brownsville General Hospital.
She was a bookworm and loved all types of books, loved doing word searches, loved her yearly trips to Bedford and loved spending time with all her loved ones. She had a heart of gold and a smile that would warm your soul. She was her family’s North Star, a constant in everyone’s life.
Joyce was predeceased by her husband Chuck Chabanik “Poppy”, daughter Jody Chabanik, and sister Marion Danko.
She is survived by a son, Charles T. Chabanik & wife Barbara, and a daughter, Karen (Chabanik) Shaffer & husband William; grandchildren, Megan & Ed Peck III, Melinda (Chabanik) Spiker, Joseph Siebert, Kaitlyn Siebert, Micaela (Chabanik) Stanley, Ryan Siebert, Chase Chabanik, Jacob & Amber Esposito; great grandchildren, Emma, Seth, Maci, Levi, Oliver, Paisley, Ellie, Ariana, Maddox, Charleigh, Emily, Ethan, Gab, Luci, Clara, & Lillian and loving nieces nephews.
The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance Pa. on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, March 26, 2021 from 10 to 11:00 a.m. A funeral home blessing service will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Dave Herring officiating.
Interment will follow in Jacob’s Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Masontown, Pa.
We wish to thank the amazing and loving medical staff at Acuity Specialty Hospital of Morgantown and Mon General.
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