Joyce H. Standish72, Linden Hall graduate

By on November 23, 2011

Joyce H. "Sue" Standish, 72, of Manheim, formerly of Cornwall, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in the Penn State M.S. Hershey Medical Center.

Born in Quentin on May 9, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Albert F. Standish Sr. and Geraldine Joyce Harkins Standish.

She was a former employee of Ethan Allen and Armstrong World Industries of Lancaster. She was employed by HERCO, worked in catering at the Hershey Motor Lodge and was a substitute teacher at the Lebanon Career and TechnologyCenter. Sue was a 1957 graduate of Linden Hall, Lititz, where she excelled in music and participated in basketball. In 1961, she graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in arts and architecture and was a member of the Pi Mu Sorority. In 2011, she became a proud Penn State Pioneer as an alumnus of 50 years.

She was a member of the Lebanon Maennerchor Chorus, Quentin Riding Club, Lebanon Order of the Eastern Star and served as a board member of the Lancaster Youth Hockey Association and the Pennsylvania State Horseshow Association. Sue was a passionate gardener and loved spending time with her granddaughter, Jordyn. She was an avid Philadelphia Flyers fan, active hockey mom and equestrian. She cherished her cats, Katey and Myles, and enjoyed spending time at her cottage in Canada.

Surviving are a son: L. Brad A. Standish, with whom she lived; a daughter: Dana L., wife of Peter J. Tereszcuk Jr., of Elkton, Md.; a granddaughter: Jordyn Elisabeth Tereszcuk; a sister-in-law: Janice Standish, of Gretna Springs; and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Albert Standish Jr.

Order of the Eastern Star services were held on Nov. 21 from the Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Annville. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Contributions may be made to The Penn StateHershey Cancer Institute for Multiple Myeloma, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, in her memory.

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