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Joyce A De La Ronde

August 9, 1940 ~ August 30, 2021 (age 81)


Joyce A. De La Ronde, 81, of Toledo, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 at the Rosary Care Center. She was born August 9, 1940 in Bucyrus, OH to Alvin and Doris (Ritzler) Hunsicker. She was married to Donald De La Ronde, together they raised their children, Tim and Lori.  They enjoyed many adventures on their motorcycle and boat.

Joyce was an LPN, practicing for over 45 years at Parkview Hospital and Whitehouse Country Manner.  She loved boating, fishing for perch on Lake Erie, spending time at the cottage on Round Lake with her family, and playing card games.  Joyce enjoyed traveling with her friend Alice, with their most memorable trip being to Europe.  But most of all, Joyce loved watching her grandchildren at their sporting events. 

Joyce is survived by her loving children, Tim and Lori (Pete) Gillen; grandchildren, Ben, Matt, Ciarra, Patrick and Nicholas; great grandchildren, Christian and Aiden; brother, Jim (Judy) Hunsicker, brother-in-law, John Ernst; and sisters-in-law, Shirley Herzberg and Phyllis De La Ronde.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Donal;, and sister Barb Ernst.

The family would like to thank everyone at Rosary Care Center, and Dr. Bazeley, for the compassionate and loving care provided to Joyce these past 3 years. Especially the nurses and aides on the second floor, they became a loving part of our world and will forever hold a special place in our hearts.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 4pm until 8pm at the Reeb Funeral Home 5712 Main St, Sylvania, OH 43560 where the memorial service will be held on Friday, September 3, 2021 at 10am. Memorials may be made to Paws and Whiskers or The American Legion Whitehouse Post 384.


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September 2, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

Memorial Service
September 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

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