Facey Joy A. (Mowrey) Joy A. (Mowrey) Facey born to Vance and Patricia (Hoare) Mowrey June 26, 1955 passed away Friday September 30, 2011 after a brief illness. Joy graduated from St. Michael's School, Woodward High School ('73), and the Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship (1995). Joy was a proud member of the Local 18 International Union of Operating Engineers for the past 20 years. Joy was the first female elected to the Executive Board, she also served on the Apprenticeship JAC, Election Committee, Advisory Board, Apprenticeship Area Committee, she was a delegate to the International Convention, and was the first female Business Agent in the state of Ohio. Surviving are her husband of 35 years Thomas, children Angela, Keith, and Melanie, granddaughter Meara, and brother John (Patricia) Mowrey. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Vance Mowrey and Jill Mowrey. Joy enjoyed time with her family, baking, cooking, and her special relationship with her granddaughter. Joy's home as well as her dinner table were always open to all. The family would like to thank the staff of the Toledo Hospital and Cleveland Clinic. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 7, 2011 from 2:00-8:00pm at the Ansberg West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Ave; Funeral services will be held at 10:00am at St. Michael's Church, 420 Sandusky St. Toledo, OH. Any contributions can be made to St. Michael's Church in memory of Joy Facey. To send the family online condolences please visit www.ansberg-west.com.
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