Joyce Y. Gargano

September 16, 1934November 21, 2021

Joyce Yvonne Gargano 87, passed away on November 21, 2021 in Winter Park, FL. Joyce was the youngest of 11 children of Arthur and Helen Konkel and was born on September 16, 1934 in Akron, Ohio.

Joyce met her husband Tony at General Tire in Akron, OH. They were married on July 2, 1955 in the chapel of what would later become Holy Family Church in Stow, OH., and was a resident of Stow for 30 years.

Joyce and Tony moved to Heathrow, FL in 1987 and were members of Annunciation Catholic Church in Altamonte Springs. They moved to Winter Park in January 2015 and became members of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church.

Preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Tony and granddaughter Allison Gargano. Joyce is survived by her four children Michael (Ann Lathrop) Gargano, Stephen Gargano, AnnMarie (James) Campisi, and James (Joanne) Gargano, five grandchildren Lauren (Matt) Richardson, Steven Campisi, Rachael (Kyle) Fadeley, Marissa Gargano, and Caroline Gargano, three great-grandchildren Amelia Richardson, Adelyn Fadeley, and Nellie Richardson, brother Richard (Diane) Konkel, Peggy Gargano and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Joyce will be remembered by her family and friends for her thoughtfulness, caring heart and compassion. She always put others ahead of herself. Her generosity and kindness touched us all.

A Funeral Mass for Joyce will be held Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in the Small Chapel, 526 North Park Avenue, Winter Park, Florida 32789. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital at


  • Funeral Mass

    Tuesday, November 30, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, November 30, 2021


Joyce Y. Gargano

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