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“Looks like your mom had a full and rich life always surrounded by the people she loved and that loved her!!! ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Wakeland - Columbia City, IN

“You were a good Mother-In-Law to me. I would come see your daughter, and we would have alot of good laughs together. Thanks for being a loving and...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Mike Hamrick - Fort Wayne, IN

“As your pesky little brother I do have good memories growing up with you, my big sister who was always there for me. You bought me a piano so I...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Walter Carr - Portland, OR

“Joyce,You were a great mother-in-law,You were so kind and thoughtful and I always enjoyed visiting you.I will miss you and always remember you.Love...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Ron Rice - Fort Wayne, IN

“You always were the most caring and loving person to everyone, especially your children and grandchildren. I will always be thinking about you and...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Michael Firestine - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mom,You were the most wonderful and loving mother anyone could ever have.I will always remember the good times we had and will always cherish the...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Rice - Fort Wayne, IN

“Joyce I didn't know you real well but you were always very sweet to talk too. I will always remember you at all the parties that Cindy had! We always...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Marvel & Dean Embrey - Fort Wayne, IN

“Joyce,you were always like a 2nd mom to me,I was always welcome in your home.I spent much time at your house and I remember spending many wonderful...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Paula Gremaux - Decatur, IN

“Grandma, I know we weren't close but I will always cherish the memories we had together and the laughs we had. You were and awesome grandma to have....Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Holly Firestine - Fort Wayne, IN

“Joyce will be missed by many and we will always cherish our memories of her. She was an aunt to Bob as well as to me and so kind and funny, a...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Bob and Lu Laotto - Vonderhaar, IN

“YOU WERE THE BEST MOM EVER . I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER ALL THE GOOD TIMES WE HAD TOGETHER. I WILL MISS YOU SO MUCH! THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU DONE...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: DAVID FIRESTINE - HAMILTON, IN

“Mom, You were the best mom and did your best raising 7 kids. I know it wasn't always easy and I am sure we made you crazy at times. I have so many...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Debbie Tartaglia - Churubusco, IN

“MOM you have raised us kids all well,and I will cherish all the good memory's of you. Just joking around I would always call You and Dad EDITH and...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Laura Hamrick - Fort Wayne, IN

“May you now rest in peace mom. You are now home with Roy and your mom and dad. Mom was the most kind and heartfelt and loving person. She was so full...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Art - Ft Wayne, IN

“Aunt Joyce is now with her Heavenly Father no pain no suffering she has the best seat at the best movie of heaven gone but never forgotten I loved...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Kellee Bibbo - Family

“We are going to miss you Aunt Joyce especially your laugh and kindness; now you are with your husband Roy along with so many others in our family...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Teena Hampshire - Waterloo, IN


Joyce Carol (Carr) Firestine, 88, died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at St. Anne Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Joyce was the daughter of the late Walter and Mary Carr, Sr. Joyce modeled for Wolf and Dessauer's junior shop as a teen. Along with raising her seven children, Joyce loved Elvis, music, and watching movies. Surviving are her children; Linda Boschet, Karen (Ron) Rice both of Fort Wayne, Debbie (Mike) Tartaglia of Churubusco, Laura (Mike) Hamrick of Fort Wayne, David Firestine of Hamilton, Michael (Cindy) Firestine, Lisa Art both of Fort Wayne; brother, Walter (Cara) Carr, Jr. of Portland, Oregon; grandchildren,Sarah Numbers, Megan Werling, Shawn Rice, Michael Tartaglia, Jr., Kristen Tartaglia, Ryan Tartaglia, John Michael Hamrick, Joshua Firestine, Holly Firestine, Taylor Firestine, Travis Firestine, Andrew Lamont, Zachary Art; and six great-grandchildren. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband Roy J. Firestine. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana with calling one hour prior, Fr. Lawrence Tetah officiating. Calling at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, Tuesday, August 8, 2017, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorial may be made to Visiting Nurse, Alzheimer's Association or St. Anne Retirement Home.