Joy Darliene Monck obituary 1934~2022


Joy Darliene Monck, 88, of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD.

Born on February 23, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Dental and Aldyth Gragg Capps.

She worked as a secretary in the same governmental department as her husband, Gilbert, in Washington, D.C.

Joy loved antique shopping, a fine pair of shoes, teas, flowers and especially her family and friends.

Her husband, Gilbert Bravard Monck, passed away on Sunday, May10, 2020. 

Gilbert and Joy were active members of St Mary’s Episcopal Church in Waynesboro where they served on the care team, discernment team, participated in Bible Study and enjoyed monthly game nights. Gil served several terms on St Mary’s vestry and was a chaliceist and reader. Both were involved Men and Women of St. Mary’s. Also, they served as officers and members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 409.

Gilbert and Joy are survived by one son, Gilbert C. Monck (Roxanna) of Frederick, MD., a grandson Jason and two great grandsons.

In addition to their parents, they are predeceased by their daughter Darliene Gay Monck, who succumbed to cystic fibrosis in childhood. Joy was predeceased by her husband, Colton Smith.

A memorial service will be held at St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Waynesboro o Saturday September 10, 2022 at 11 a.m. with a reception to immediately follow. The Rev. Linda Watkins will officiate.

The service can be viewed online (via YouTube) here.

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website



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