Joyce Arnold, age 78 of White Oak, passed away at home on Monday, January 18, 2021. Born June 2, 1942 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Rudolph and Mary (Puskaric) Lasch. A former cashier at Thorofare Market in Olympia Shopping Center and member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in North Huntingdon, Joyce enjoyed playing cards and visiting casinos in her spare time. She is survived by her husband Kenneth Arnold; her sons Scott Arnold of White Oak and Greg (Denine) Arnold of Jeannette; her daughter Lori (Randy) Anselmino of North Huntingdon; her step-son Jeff (Debi) Mullen of Horsham; her nine grandchildren; her two great-grandchildren; her brothers Thomas (Lynn) Lasch of White Oak and Francis (Lorraine) Lasch of Manassas, VA; and also nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her brother James Lasch.
Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 4 PM to 8 PM. Masks are required; CDC and State guidelines will be observed; and social distancing will be enforced on funeral home property. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM on Friday, January 22, 2021 in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church with Fr. John Moineau officiating. Procession and burial will follow to Union Cemetery, Irwin. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published January 19, 2021.