Joyce O. (Barnes) Fries, 86, of Shillington, passed away on July 29th in her residence. Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Able O. “Red” and Ruth C. (Kreiser) Barnes. Joyce is survived by her loving husband – Harold H. Fries, DDS, her sons – Thomas M. Fries, DMD husband of Suzanne (Fisher), Brecknock Twp., Theodore H. Fries husband of Leteshia (Ringler), Birdsboro, granddaughter Megan wife of William Parraz, Chinquapin, NC and her 4 great grandsons – William, Jr., Jacob, Noah & Matthew Parraz. She was predeceased by her sister – Millicent (Barnes) Keiser. Joyce & Harold were graduates of Shillington High School class of 1951 and High School sweethearts. She graduated from Reading Hospital School of Nursing class of 1954. Their 64th wedding anniversary would have been September 4, 2019. Joyce had a career in nursing and then spending many years helping with her husband’s Dental office. She was a wonderful mother & wife. She loved her time with family and friends, times in Vermont & Florida and for many happy years at Ocean City, NJ. Joyce was head shopper of the Mad Dog Skiers. Joyce wanted to thank the dedicated staff of Heartland Hospice and thank family and friends for all their love through the years. She prayed for World Peace everyday and especially loved her years spent in Shillington. Relatives and friends may call on Friday, August 2, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington. Funeral services and interment in Fairview Cemetery, Shillington will be private at the convenience of the family. Please remember Joyce by making a contribution to a local charity of your choice. www.kleefuneralhome.com
Date: Friday, August 2, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
Address:New Holland Avenue, Shillington, PA, 19607