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Joyce M. Hamilton

January 30, 1947 — July 29, 2019

Joyce M. Hamilton (nee Faurot), age 72, of Lorain, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019 at Mercy New Life Hospice, Lorain, following a lengthy illness.

Born January 30, 1947 in Kenton, Ohio, she moved to Lorain and graduated from Lorain High School in 1965.  She then lived in Elyria before returning to Lorain in 2000.

Joyce worked at Camaco in Lorain for 3 years, retiring in 2009.  Prior to this she worked at various factories in Lorain County. 

Joyce was an active member of Grace Baptist Church in Lorain, where she taught Sunday school and Bible study for many years.   She volunteered much of her time to her church including crocheting baby blankets and blankets for those disabled and wheelchair bound.  Also, Joyce helped with fundraising that the church used to donate to various causes. 

Surviving are her sons, Bennett L. Davis of Lorain and Michael E. Davis of Elyria; 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; brothers, Kermit E. Graver Jr. and Kenneth P. Graver both of Lorain; and a sister, Rosemary Phillips of West Virginia.

She was preceded in death by her son, Stacy Davis; parents, Ernest Faurot and Mary Agnes (nee Lambert) Graver; and brothers, Charles Faurot, Harold Graver and John Graver.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services at 1:00 pm at Grace Baptist Church, 719 Root Rd. Lorain.  Rev. Jerry Rogers, pastor will officiate.  The Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Ave. Lorain, is handling the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, August 3, 2019

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ridge Hill Memorial Park

44805 N Ridge Rd, Amherst, OH 44001

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Grace Baptist Church

719 Root Rd, Lorain, OH 44052

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