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Joyce M. Cooney

September 2, 1927 — November 8, 2018

Joyce M. (Gilsoul) Cooney, age 91, of Green Bay, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, November 8, 2018 with her family by her side. She was born September 2, 1927 in Green Bay to the late George and Bernice Gilsoul. Joyce married Edward T. Cooney Sr. on May 3, 1947 in Green Bay. She was the head cook at Norm’s Restaurant for 25 years. She enjoyed cooking for her family, decorating for the holidays, cashews, regular family dinner every Wednesday, and puzzles. Her family enjoyed her pies on holidays as well.

Joyce is survived by her four children: Sandra Hazaert of Green Bay, Linda (Ken) Stedl of Bellevue, Darla (Jeff) Meyer of Tomah, Andrea (Jeff) Brault of Green Bay; seven grandchildren: Wendy (Anthony) Culver, Chad Robinson, Michelle Robinson, Sara (Josh) Georgel, Joshua (Marie) Greatens, Shannon (Bill) Krueger and Edward (Peggy) Meyer; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; two siblings: Patricia (Dallan) Lax and Gary (Vicki) Gilsoul Sr.; brother-in-laws, James Vandenack, and John Cooney Jr.; sister-in-laws: Ethel “Toots” Phillips, Millie Cooney, Doris Haen and Lucy Cooney; other relatives and friends.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward T. Cooney Sr.; son, Edward T. Cooney Jr.; siblings: Mary Jane Gilsoul, Dick Gilsoul, Carol (Raymond) Zimmerman, Donna Vandenack and Sherri (Jerry) Walker. Further preceded in death by six brother and sister-in-laws; other relatives and friends.

Family and friends are invited to visit at Malcore (East) Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird St, Green Bay, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Additional visitation will take place on Wednesday, November 14 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 710 N. Baird St. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Joyce will be laid to rest at Allouez Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be used for a future memorial fund in Joyce’s name.

Joyce’s family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center and Aurora At Home Hospice.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Malcore Funeral Home & Crematory East

710 N Baird St, Green Bay, WI 54302

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