Joyce (Joy) York Carney, beloved daughter of James O. and Edith M. York passed away on July 20th, 2011, at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore, MD from complications related to ovarian cancer. Joy was a resident of Fenwick Island, DE for many years. She was an American Sign Language Interpreter and owned and operated a tour service for the deaf. Joy was active in the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf serving as an evaluator and mentor for candidates for interpreter certification. She often donated her extraordinary skills to many organizations including Deaf Seniors of America.
Joy was predeceased by her parents and her husband, Edward C. Carney. She is survived by Frank (Edith) Carney, William Carney, Maureen (Raphael) Pagan, Robert (Denise) Carney, Michael (Lucy) Carney. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. She is mourned and will be greatly missed by the deaf community, friends, and family.