Joy Fia Greaff
November 23, 1937- October 21, 2020
Joy Fia Greaff, 82, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away peacefully with her family by her side at her home. She was born in Benton, Michigan on November 23, 1937 to the late Edward and Helen Fia. Joy is also preceded in death by her two husbands, Edward Welch and Robert Greaff, and her sisters Elsie Comer, Evelyn Hildahl and Geraldine Walke.
Joy was a very kind, and generous person who loved her church and community. She enjoyed camping, cooking, baking, crossword puzzles and eating out. She was a life member of the American Legion Post 274 Ladies Axillary and she had a close group of friends from the Legion that would go to lunch once a month, they called themselves “The Golden Girls”
Joy is survived by her children Dennis Henderson, Michelle Welch (Tina), Cee Cee Dalton (Craig), and Kelly Gross (Wayne). Grandmother of: William Henderson, Jr., Ryan Henderson, Ariel Ashburn, Wayne Gross, Jr., Jeremy Henderson and Kayla Lucotch, she is also survived by her sisters: Carol Kitts, Brenda Garrido, and Rosemarie Guerrero, numerous nieces and nephews’ and faithful companion and best dog ever Manny.
The family will receive friends on Sunday October 25, 2020 at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD from 2-5 PM. A Memorial Mass will be offered on Monday October 26, 2020, 11 AM at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Prince Frederick, Maryland. Interment will follow in the Church Columbarium. Memorial contributions may be made to either Calvert Hospice or Linda Kelly Animal Shelter.
Monday, October 26, 2020