Joyce C. Simek, of Riverside passed into eternal life on January 16, 2021. She was the loving wife of Charles V. Simek. They had been married over fifty years.
Mrs. Simek was born in Providence, the daughter of the late Domenic T. Melillo and Celia R. (Savoie) Melillo. She was employed at Ann and Hope for many years where she managed the sports department in the Seekonk,Massachusetts store.
Besides her husband Joyce is survived by her children; Charles V. Simek Jr, of Concord, Massachusetts, Tracey Devine and her husband Rick of Illinois, and Diane Sullivan and her husband Robert of Lansing, Michigan. Mrs. Simek is also survived by her brother Thomas Melillo, ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Amiee Gannon and the sister in law of the late Thomas Gannon.
Due to Covid 19 the funeral and burial will be private. The funeral Mass may be viewed virtually at St. Raymond's Church, North Main Street, Providence's Facebook page on Wednesday, January 20th at noon.