Joyce Marie Shughart Palm, 72, died on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at her home in South Middleton Township.
Born on July 12, 1941 in Silver Spring Township, she was the daughter of Floyd J. and Aurella S. (House) Shughart.
A member of the Boiling Springs Class of 1959, Joyce worked as a bookkeeper/tax preparer for forty-four years, employed by William H. McKeon & Associates, John P. Hassler Associates, and lately, Opossum Lake Tax Accounting.
Joyce was a member of St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plainfield. She enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, and music, especially gospel music. Joyce faithfully supported the work of the Newville, Carlisle, Cumberland County, and PA State Sunday School Associations, WPFG Christian radio station, and Project Share.
Joyce is survived by her husband of fifty years, John H. Palm, her children Johnna and Jeff, all of Carlisle, her brother J. Earl Shughart of Mount Holly Springs, and a large extended family. She was predeceased by her parents.
Funeral services for Joyce will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 219 North Hanover Street, Carlisle with Reverend Jerri Morton-Carlin officiating. The family will receive visitors prior to services, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be at Letort Cemetery immediately following the funeral.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of individual choice, in memory of Joyce.