Joyce Crump, 85, of Naples, Fla.

The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY) - - Obituaries -

NAPLES, FLA. » Joyce Crump, 85, of Naples, Fla., for­merly of Oneida, N.Y. passed away peace­fully Satur­day, Nov. 25, 2017 in Chapel Hill, N.C.

She­was born Sept. 18, 1932 in Ni­a­gara Falls, N.Y. Joyce was one of the first fe­males to ac­tively serve in the US Navy and­was hon­or­ably dis­charged as a Hospi­tal­man (HN) on Feb. 16, 1954. She was the first of three gen­er­a­tions to serve in the US Navy.

She is sur­vived by her brother, Don­ald Brick; chil- dren, De­bra (David) Hop­kin­son of Farm­ing­ton, Conn., Brad (Bobi) Crump of Chapel Hill, N.C., Craig ( Deborah) Crump of Kingston, N.Y.; and five grand­chil­dren. Her beloved hus­band Wil­liam (Dale) pre­de­ceased her in 2010.

A pri­vate me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held in New York at a later date. In lieu of flow­ers con­tri­bu­tions can be made to the Tus­carora Lake As­so­ci­a­tion, P.O. Box 84, Erieville, N.Y. 13061.

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