Joyce McVey, nee McDonald, 71, of Belleville, born Oct. 20, 1942, in Mt. Vernon, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. McVey was retired from a career spent in banking and finance at the former Centerre Bank and Gateway Associates. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Joyce enjoyed playing bridge with close friends.
She was preceded in death by her father and stepmother; Merritt “Mossy” and Betty McDonald; her stepfather, Tony M. McKenzie; a sister, Donna McDonald; three nephews, Timothy Collins, Steven Green and Brian Green; a stepsister, Myrtle Collins; a stepbrother, Charles McKenzie; and a brother-in-law, Gary McVey.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Daniel McVey; her mother, Gwen McKenzie, nee Huston; her sons, Michael (Nancy) McVey of Swansea and Patrick McVey of Granite City; three grandchildren, Daniel McVey, Ryan McVey and Erin McVey; two brothers, Tony I. (Sondra) McKenzie of Marion and James (Patty) McDonald of Effingham; two sisters, Karen (Ted) Kluck of Hartford City, Ind. and Sharon (Mark) Benjamin of Joliet; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many dear friends.
Memorials are appreciated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Memories and expression of condolences may be made at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights.
All other services are private. Inurnment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights.