Obituary: Joyce M. Krug


Joyce M. Krug, 88, of Garden City died on Tuesday, April 28, at Winthrop Hospital with her family by her side.

She was the beloved wife of the late Frank R. Krug; they shared 47 years of marriage.

She is survived by her daughter J. Meredith and son Gregory (Diane). She was the dear sister of Jean Peters and cherished grandmother of Frank, Craig, Johann, Brendan and Brady. Her grandsons lovingly referred to her as “Sweetheart”.

Born in New York, Joyce graduated from Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park. In her early career, she graced the pages of the New York City magazines as a fashion model for Franklin Shops and other retailers. Joyce also designed the world-renowned window displays for Macy’s on 34th Street.

She was a real estate agent for 40 years in Garden City. She was on the board and served as treasurer for Lampire Biological Laboratories, Inc. in Pipersville, PA for 38 years.

Joyce was an avid antique collector, enjoyed rug hooking and spending time with her family, especially on the beach.

Visitation was held at the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home in Floral Park. Mass was held in celebration of Joyce’s life at St. Joseph RC Church in Garden City, with interment in Holy Rood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated in Joyce’s name to the scholarship fund of Regina Academy at St. John the Baptist School, 4040 Durham Rd., Ottsville, PA 18942.

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