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Sylvia Kay Joseph

September 16, 1942 ~ January 11, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Sylvia Joseph Obituary


Sylvia Kay Joseph, age 80, of Celina, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at The Gardens at Celina.

She was born September 16, 1942, in Lima, to the late John Edward Hardesty and Wanda Mae (Stockwell) Hardesty.

Sylvia and Bevin L. Joseph were married on January 30, 1959, and he preceded her in death September 28, 1995.

She is survived by their three sons: Dewayne (Karen) Joseph of Celina, Jeff (Kelley) Joseph of Alger, and Marvin Joseph of Celina, along with several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Also surviving are her brothers & sisters: Russ (Sharon) Hardesty, Linda Livingston, Ed (Connie) Hardesty, Nina Hardesty, Jack (Sandy) Hardesty, and Leesa (Steve) Franks, a brother-in-law, Gary Yule, and many nieces & nephews.

Preceding her in death were two sisters: Janet Wooddell and Jean Yule, and a brother-in-law, Thomas "Sonny" Livingston.

Sylvia had been employed at Colonial Nursing Home in Rockford, Teleflex in Van Wert, and retired from Huffy Bicycles, where she had worked in the Wheel Room for many years.

She was a former member of Celina Eagles Aerie #1291 and the Celina VFW Post #5713 Auxiliary.

Sylvia was a fan of Cincinnati Bengals Football and NASCAR Auto Racing, especially Jeff Gordon.  She enjoyed traveling, and loved seeing her Grandkids.

Private Funeral Services will be held, with Pastor Jim Stilwell officiating.  Burial will follow at Mendon Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to EverHeart Hospice or The Gardens at Celina Activity Fund.


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