Brenda (Dobson) Schreffler

Brenda (Dobson) Schreffler

Brenda ‘Joyce' (Dobson) Schreffler

Loved her family

BROOKVILLE Brenda "Joyce" (Dobson) Schreffler, 79, of Brookville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 12, 2020, while a resident at Penn Highlands Jefferson Manor.

She was born on February 26, 1941, to the late Banks and Mary "Kathleen" (Riffenberrick) Dobson in Clarion. She attended Johnstown High School.

Joyce married Roy Schreffler in 1994 in Brookville; Roy preceded her in passing on May 22, 2009. She was a unit clerk for the Operating Room at the Brookville Hospital for many years.

Joyce was a devoted Christian woman and member of the First United Methodist Church in Brookville, where she loved singing in the choir.

Joyce was known for her positive energy and was always happy, kind, and caring. After her retirement, Joyce and her husband began traveling all over the U.S. She loved this time spent with her husband and seeing the country.

Joyce cared for all living things but loved her family the most; she was a beloved mom, grandma, and great-grandma. Joyce is survived by two daughters, Karen (Joseph) Lupone and Linda Laughlin; two grandchildren, Amanda (Josh) Millis and Jenna (Cody) Shaffer; one great- grandson, Christian Shaffer; and two siblings, Joan Parke and Randy Dobson.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in passing by one sister, Sandra McGrath.

Family and friends were received on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at the McKinney d'Argy Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Brookville.

A funeral service will be broadcast at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2020, and officiated by Pastor Dennis Johnson.

Interment will take place at Mill Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, Mill Creek Township, Clarion County.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Hahne Regional Cancer Center, 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, Pa. 15801 or to the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, Pa. 15840.

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