Joyce L. DeVando

January 18, 1943 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 77)


Joyce L. (Romack) DeVando, 77 of West Deer Township died Wednesday May 27, 2020 at UPMC-St. Margarets with her family by her side. She was born January 18, 1943 in New Kensington to the late Harry J. and Rose (Moyer) Romack. Joyce has lived in West Deer all of her life graduating from West Deer High School in 1960. She was a member of St. Victor R.C. Church, Bairdford. Joyce enjoyed going to the camp in Tionesta, baking, all types of crafts, gardening, shopping, collecting recipes and especially spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years Jack DeVando; her sons Timothy W. (Janis) DeVando and Robert S. (Pam) DeVando both of West Deer and her daughter Aimee L. (Dominick) Trivoli of Weirton, WVa; grandchildren Nicole (John) Henao and Chelsey Hannisick; great-grandchildren William, Charlotte, Emily and Mary; and her siblings Katherine Sabatini of MD, Dorothy Smith of Fawn Twp., Evelyn Smith of New Kensington, Harry Romack of Curtisville and Roseanne French of Lower Burrell.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings Ann Pazak, Mary Berecin, Agnes Gaspero, Thomas Romack and Elizabeth Shields.

With the present health crisis, a private family visitation was held in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Township. Followed by a private blessing service with the Rev. James P. Holland officiating. Burial was private. A memorial Mass and celebration of Joyce’s life will be scheduled for a later date. The family suggests memorial donations be sent to the West Deer Dog Shelter, 109 East Union Road, Cheswick, PA 15024. View obituary and leave condolences at

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