Joyce Allyn Thomas Finney Getting

Joyce Allyn Thomas Finney Getting died of a stroke on Friday, Oct. 3, at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, Penn. She was the beloved wife of Milan John Getting for 59 years.
Born in Mexico, Mo., she was the daughter of the late James David Thomas and Julia Reily Thomas.
Joyce was a homemaker, costume designer, seamstress, director, stage manager and actor in numerous plays at Nutley Little Theatre in Nutley, N.J. and the Allegan Community Players in Allegan.
In addition to her husband Milan, Joyce is survived by her children, Milan Christopher Ward Getting, Gabrielle Elizabeth Getting, Jonathan David Alan Getting, Timothy Nathan Thomas Getting, Samantha Wales Getting Paradinha and Amanda Thomas Getting Fucetola; 25 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Johanna Reily Getting.
A wake will be on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m. in the Getting home. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Nutley Little Theatre or Allegan Community Players. Private cremation took place at the crematory of Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Homes and Cremation Services.
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She will be greatly missed. Supermom.


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