Ellen Joyce Gruver, age 88, of Leech Rd., Greenville passed away Thursday morning, March 23, 2023 in her residence.

She was born in Greenville on January 19, 1935 a daughter of Robert M. and Margaret A. (Downing) Weaver.
She was a 1953 graduate of Penn High School and on May 24, 1953, Joyce married Harold W. “Cork” Gruver, he passed away June 25, 2002. She was a member of St. Clement's Episcopal Church, Greenville where she belonged to the altar guild. She enjoyed knitting, reading, traveling with her children, gardening, watching/feeding the birds, and her cats.

She is survived by four daughters, Debra McBride and her husband Charles of Huffman, TX, Diana Miller and her husband Charles of Wilson, NC, Donita Richey and her husband Tom of Greenville, Darcy Pomponio and her husband Josh of Hadley; a son, Daryl Gruver and his wife Debe of Greenville; seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and a sister.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 in St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 103 Clinton St., Greenville with Rev. John Wise, Pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be in Delaware Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 103 Clinton St., Greenville, PA 16125 or Strayhaven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA 16125.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. Jeri Saal Jeri Saal
    March 25, 2023    

    Donita, I’m very sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace.

  2. Vicki Mcvc Vicki Mcvc
    March 25, 2023    

    Donita. Darcy snd family I am sorry for your loss.

  3. Vicki Mcclimans Vicki Mcclimans
    March 25, 2023    

    Donita. Darcy snd family I am sorry for your loss.

  4. Regina Regina
    March 25, 2023    

    To all you iam sorry for your loss AuntJoyce was great lady. She will be missed by all.

  5. Kathy Scott Pinker Kathy Scott Pinker
    March 25, 2023    

    Diana, my thoughts are with you.

  6. Bonnie Kerr Bonnie Kerr
    March 25, 2023    

    Donita, Sorry for your loss.

  7. Charlene, Kara, John Heister and Aunt Karen Charlene, Kara, John Heister and Aunt Karen
    March 27, 2023    

    Donita so sorry for your loss. We will keep you and all of your family in our thoughts and prayers

  8. Judy Curtin Judy Curtin
    March 27, 2023    

    So sorry to learn of the passing of your Mother. Prayers and condolences to the family.

  9. patricia coppick patricia coppick
    March 28, 2023    

    To Joyces family my prayers go out to you all.. i enjoyed seeing her over the years..

  10. Lori McCracken Lori McCracken
    March 28, 2023    

    Darcy and family,
    I’m deeply saddened to hear of the passing of your mom. Sending many prayers for comfort and peace for all of you at this difficult time.

  11. Jim Straub Jim Straub
    March 29, 2023    

    Gods’ speed to Debbie and family for the losses of both your mom and dad!

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