Joyce B. Edgren

September 7, 1931December 15, 2018

Joyce B. Edgren, 87, of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Penn Highlands DuBois. Mrs. Edgren was born September 7, 1931 in Clearfield, the daughter of Orvis C. and M. Elizabeth (Fray) Boal. She had worked with her husband in the family business of Edgren Coal and Lumber Company as a bookkeeper. She had also owned and operated Joyce’s World of Travel and the Country Christmas Mouse. Mrs. Edgren had volunteered with the American Red Cross having traveled to New York City to aide with the 911 relief effort. Joyce is survived by three nieces and two nephews; A. Elaine Anderson, John Anderson, Amy Hiltzik and her husband Larry, Beth Boal and David Lynn and his wife Annie. She is also survived by a number of great, great-great and great-great-great nieces and nephews. She was the last member of her generation having been preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert A. Edgren, who passed away November 3, 1980, three siblings; Dorothy “Dot” Anderson, Emily Lynn and Delbert L. Boal and a niece, Nancy A. Lawhead. Honoring Mrs. Edgren’s wishes there will be no public visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with Rev. John F. White officiating. Interment will be in Grassflat-Lanse Lutheran Cemetery. The family suggests that contributions be made to Bright Focus Foundation for Macular Degeneration Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871. The Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield are in charge of the arrangements. To send online tributes go to or


  • Funeral Services Thursday, December 20, 2018

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