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Joyce Ann (Karlyak) Sobek

July 3, 1951 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

Joyce Ann Sobek, 69, of Grindstone, PA passed away on January 2, 2021 at home surrounded by her family.

She was born July 3, 1951 in Brownsville, PA the daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Bosak) Karlyak. Joyce was retired as a Fiscal Technician at Laurel House with over 40 years of service and she was the first person that they hired. She loved to shop, make crafts (especially her beautiful wreaths) and supporting the JET PAC Dancers. She was also a member of St. Cecilia RC Church, Grindstone, PA.

Surviving are her husband, Stanley “Stush” Sobek, of Grindstone, PA; one daughter, Juliann Braddock and husband Alex, of West Brownsville, PA, one son, Jonathan “Mush” Sobek and Kayla Gray, of Grindstone, PA and one sister, Kathy Carlson, of Grindstone, PA.

Friends will be received in the NOVAK FUNERAL HOME, 515 Front Street, Brownsville, PA on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 2 – 8 PM.  **PLEASE NOTE DUE TO EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES JOYCE'S FUNERAL MASS AT ST. CECILIA  RC CHURCH, GRINDSTONE, PA SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2021 AT 10 AM HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  HER VISITATION WILL STILL BE HELD TODAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME FROM 2 UNTIL 8 PM WITH THE FOLLOWING COVID RESTRICTIONS LISTED BELOW IN PLACE** 

Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA 

A special thanks to Jamie and Toni from OSPTA

**PLEASE NOTE WE UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF ATTENDING VISITATIONS, FUNERALS AND MEMORIAL SERVICES TO PERSONALLY OFFER YOUR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY, HOWEVER WE HAVE TO OBEY THE RECOMMENDATIONS PROVIDED BY OUR GOVERNMENT AND STATE FUNERAL BOARD OFFICIALS BY REQUIRING EVERYONE ATTENDING TO WEAR FACIAL COVERINGS (MASKS) AND SOCIAL DISTANCE.  OUR FUNERAL HOME IS ALSO LIMITED TO 25 PEOPLE IN THE BUILDING AT ONE TIME.  IF YOU ARE NOT COMFORABLE ATTENDING SERVICES AT THE FUNERAL HOME PLEASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OTHER WAYS TO OFFER CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY SUCH AS A PHONE CALL, TEXT MESSAGE, CARD OR EVEN AS SIMPLE AS LEAVING A COMMENT ON OUR WEBSITES TRIBUTE WALL, IT CAN TRULY MEAN SO MUCH TO THE FAMILY.

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