Joyce Elaine Townsley Devlin

Apr 26 1938
Nov 28 2019
81 Years
Port Deposit, Maryland

Joyce Elaine Townsley Devlin, 81, of Port Deposit, MD, formerly of Parkesburg, PA, passed away at home on Thursday, November 28, 2019 with her family by her side.

Born in Coatesville, PA on April 26, 1938 to the late Woodrow W. Townsley and Elva Clark Townsley of Parkesburg, PA.  

Joyce taught Community Bible School for multiple churches in the Parkesburg area.  She was a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts and she was also a member of Aglow.  She was also a member of the Belles in the 100th Celebration of Parkesburg in 1972.

She is survived by her husband, Leonard A. Devlin, Sr. of Parkesburg, PA, three sons; Leonard A. Devlin, Jr. and his wife Sherry of Port Deposit, MD, Robert W. Devlin and his wife Molly of Avondale, PA, Timothy S. Devlin and his wife Georgette of Parkesburg, PA, five grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and one sister D. Jane Bucci of Wilmington, DE. She was preceded in death by one brother Bill L. Townsley. 

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Towerville Christian Church, 10 Hannum Drive, East Fallowfield, PA 19320. Family and friends are also invited to attend the viewing at the church from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Interment will be private.

It was on Joyce's heart that there be no flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to Larry Huch Ministries for Israel at

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Dec 7 2019 - 10:59am
Service Location: 
Towerville Christian Church 10 Hannum Drive East Fallowfield, PA


So sorry for your loss. I am in Texas so won't be able to see y'all but I will be thinking of you. Much love cousins, joicee was so kind and loving❤️

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Very sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. My heart goes out to the family, thinking of you all!!

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Dear Devlim Family, We are so very sad to hear of Joyce passing. She was a beautiful woman, inside and out. Please remember people do care and I know she will be dearly missed. She was such a great friend to Roma, now they can rekindle their friendship in heaven. Sending good thoughts, love and peace be with you all. May your memories be stronger than your sadness.., Love, Ron and Jean Reel and Family. Peace.

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So sorry to hear of Joyce's passing.   She was a wonderful, dear friend.   We will miss her.   Prayers for the family.

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Sorry for your loss.

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Timmy , I just today  read this . I am so sorry to hear about yuur mother .I have known her and your grandmother Elva for such a long time ! They were  both beautiful ladies , inside and out !


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