Joyce A. Wagner

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | November 29, 2023

Joyce A. Wagner, 87, of North Versailles, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 26, 2023. She was born September 9, 1936 in Lewistown PA, a daughter of the late J. Clyde and Grace E. (Fisher) Randolph. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Donald B. Wagner and sons Randy and Rick Wagner, a granddaughter Zoe Williams; siblings Shirley Baker, David Randolph, and Glenda Harbst.

As a mother of 11 children Joyce’s entire life was dedicated to her family, spending time with them and selflessly taking care of others. She enjoyed making puzzles, rooting for her hometown sports teams and yard sales. Faith guided her throughout her life. Her children lovingly refered to her as an “Angel on Earth”.

She is survived by her children Robin (Tom) Vetter, Richelle Kasardo, Roger Wagner, Rita Ptaszkiewicz (John Price), Ralene (Kevin) Nesky, Ryan (Cheri) Wagner, Ranessa (James) Sudy, Rolinda (Patrick) Pawlak, and Rosanne (Rodd) Williams; and daughter-in-law Janelle Wagner; 26 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and “one on the way”; brothers Gerald (Wanda) Randolph and Larry (Linda) Randolph; also nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will be received Thursday, Nov 30th, 4 to 8 p.m. at the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway Avenue, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Linway United Presbyterian Church, North Versailles, with Rev. Eric E. Dennis officiating. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. For online condolences please visit

Originally published November 29, 2023.

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