Joyce A. Tousignant

Joyce A. Tousignant, 76, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her home.  She was born June 24, 1942 in Chicago, IL to Carl and Alveretta Walters.  Joyce enjoyed travelling in her motor home to visit her family in Texas and Florida where she developed a special relationship with her godchildren Andrea, April, and Joey.  In her younger days she loved boating and camping with family and friends and ran a daycare out her home loving all of her “kids”.  Joyce had a wonderful social life with her husband and friends and loved visiting with family.  Joyce is survived by her husband of 55 years, Lee, her children Linda (Billy) Hendrickson and Lisa (Josh Brown) Orians, her grandchildren Nicholis Hendrickson, Britny Hendrickson, Woody Orians, and Fhalyshia Orians, and her sisters Barb (Mike) Iovino and Carla (Terry) Staniszewski.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Mary Lou Fritz, and her brother Eddie Walters.  A visitation and memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 12:00pm until 2:30pm with a memorial service commencing at 2:30pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org or our facebook page.

13 Responses to Joyce A. Tousignant

  • Chris & Doug Meek says:

    Lee, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories bring tears of joy!

  • Diana and Tom Kramer says:

    Thkughts and prayers being sent to you and your family. We have such fond memories of week-ends spent with.you.and Joyce at the lake May you find peace and comfort in knowing others care.

  • Kathy and Gary Niebuhr says:

    My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It was a pleasure to have known Joyce. We very much enjoyed the weekends we spent with the two of you at the lake. Gods peace be with you Lee.

  • Cynthia and Roy Nelsen says:

    Lee,
    Roy and I are so sorry for your great loss.
    Our prayers and positive thoughts are with you and the family during this difficult time.
    May her memory bring you wonderful joy over time.

  • Scott Vetter says:

    Love you Lee, loved me some Joyce as well! My prayers are with you and the family.

  • Helen Wittenmyer says:

    Woody, Lee, Lisa and family. I was saddened to hear of your loss. I remember so well the night Woody was born and how much she loved her grandchildren. Lee, I know well the loss you feel. 55 years of beautiful memories! She will forever live in your heart!

  • Karen M Kouchoukos says:

    Joyce and I had some great times at Parrot’s cove. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • Kitty and Vince Testa says:

    So sorry to hear this news. We will always remember Joyce with fondness and the way she could bring us to laughter. She was one of the first people we met up at the lake, and was always so much fun to be around.

  • Lori Malchow-Bartlett says:

    May your family find peace and may the Lord be with you in this difficult time. My Boyfriend and I send our deepest sympathies.

  • Lori Malchow-Bartlett says:

    May your family find peace and may the Lord be with you in this difficult time. My Boyfriend, Anthony Bongiorno and I send our deepest sympathies.

  • Helen Wittenmyer says:

    Woody, Lisa, Lee and family: Was very sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. I remember how very much Joyce loved her grandchildren and family. Lee, I especially know the pain you are feeling , 55 years of beautiful memories, she lives forever in your heart!

  • What a remarkable lady with a wondrous family. She had quite a life and a family that she was rightfully proud of through the years. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Pat & Henry Diebold says:

    The Diebold Family will always remember with love the many fun times we had with Joyce at Parrot’s Cove. She was a wonderful part of the Parrot’s Cove family. Joyce will be missed with tears but also remembered with joy and laughter. Because that is what she was – Joy and Laughter. Love to Lee and family.