Joyce M. Hostetter, 81, of Annville died Thursday, September 23, 2021, at the Lebanon Valley Home. She is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene C. Hostetter.
Born in Lebanon on Saturday, May 25, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Franklin Custer and the late Orlene (Bates) Custer. Joyce enjoyed singing in the church choir and teaching Sunday school in her younger years. She also loved taking care of her flower and vegetable gardens. Watching her grandchildren grow up was one of her greatest joys.
Surviving is a son, Edwin N. Hostetter, husband of Melodye of Annville, a daughter, Sheila J. Schwenk, wife of Lynn of Annville, three brothers, Frank Custer, Jr., husband of Patricia of Green Point, Dale Custer, husband of Brenda of Annville, Jeffrey Custer, husband of Sheila of Annville, seven sisters, Lorraine Long, wife of William of Annville, Deanna Smith, wife of Carl of Palmyra, Ruth Turner, wife of Gene of Lebanon, Darlene Loy of Arizona, Wilma Hostetter, wife of Rodney of Annville, Donna Custer of Palmyra, Margaret Bomgardner, wife of John of Ono, seven grandchildren, Evan Schwenk, Kalli Schwenk, Justin Schwenk, Cody Hostetter, husband of Britta, Derek Hostetter, Jesse Hostetter, and Kevin Hostetter.
A public viewing will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29 at Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, 618 East Main Street Annville, PA 17003. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 30 at St. John’s Evangelical Congregational Church, 683 Steelstown Road Annville, PA 17003. A public viewing will be held on Thursday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be held at St. John’s EC Church Cemetery following the service.