Deaf Tours with Joy

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                 JOYCE Y. CARNEY  1946 – 2011


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.

  The Gallaudet Interpreting Service will have a Memorial Service for Joy on Wednesday, August 17th at 4:00 p.m. in the Upper Level of Ole Jim.

The family will hold a memorial service on Saturday, September 17th at 2:00 p.m. at Cape Windsor, Selbyville, DE. 
The Deaf Independent Living Association will have a memorial service in Salisbury, MD on Saturday, September 24th at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like for persons who wish to do so to donate to one of the following:
The American Cancer Society
DILA (Deaf Independent Living Association)
The Jo Carney E-46 Scholarship Fund