Joyce F. Carlson, 76, of Warren, PA., died suddenly, Friday, July 29, 2022, at Warren General Hospital Emergency Room, Warren, PA. Joyce was born July 24, 1946, in Erie, PA. She was the daughter of Sikey and Genevieve Kosciuch Fabian. Joyce attended St. Ann School and graduated from Villa Maria Academy Catholic High School, Erie, PA. She earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Villa Maria College and a master’s degree in Edinboro State University. Joyce started her teaching career at St. Patrick’s School, Erie, PA., and taught primary education at Lawrence Park School District and taught special needs students for the Northwest Tri-county Intermediate Unit for most of her 33 years as a teacher.
She had also taught at Saegertown, Meadville, Youngsville and Warren, PA.
She was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church and their funeral luncheon committee and banquet committee and volunteered in several other ways. She was an active volunteer with the Warren Cancer Center and Cancer Support Groups.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 39 years, Jonathan P. Carlson whom she married June 6, 1983, in Cambridge Springs, PA., Stepsons – Eric Carlson and wife, Tammy of Merrimack, N.H., Matthew Carlson and wife, Genine of Fredonia, N.Y., Stepdaughter – Shannon Hart and husband, Jon of. Warren, PA., 2 Grandsons – Ryan and Evan Carlson, Brothers – David R. Fabian of Dumfries, VA., Gary Fabian and significant other, Sheryl May of Erie, PA., Nephews & Nieces, Scott & Shelly Fabian of Aldie, VA., Amy & Chris Walck of Woodbridge, VA., Shan & Michaele Tyson of Fredericksburg, VA., Steven Fabian of New York City, N.Y., Alex & Heather Fabian of Columbus, OH. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Nathan Carlson, Sister-in-law, Kathleen Fabian,
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA., on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. Stephen Schreiber, Pastor, officiating, assisted by Deacon Raymond Wiehagen. Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.