- December 27, 1932 - May 18, 2013
- North Syracuse, New York
of Joan's Passing
- Contributions may be made in Joan's name to
Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
435 S. Main St.
North Syracuse, NY 13212
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Joan Landis Bruce, 80, of North Syracuse, died Saturday at Loretto Fahey in Syracuse. A native of York PA, Joan grew up in Syracuse and resided in North Syracuse since 1957. She was the daughter of the late Norman and Virgie Landis.
Joan retired in 1991 after 15 years as executive Secretary for Agway Farm & Home in Dewitt. She was a long time member of the Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in North Syracuse and a member of its Alter Guild.
Joan enjoyed traveling with her husband throughout Europe, Alaska, Hawaii, the Caribbean and wintering in Myrtle Beach, SC. She was a wonderful cook and hosted many family gatherings. She found great pleasure in spending time with her grandchildren. Joan created many beautiful counted cross-stitch pieces that her family and friends cherish to this day. Other passions included bridge, playing the piano, and her beloved Red Sox.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 54 years, Gordon, in 2007, and her sister Ruth Moser in 1995. She is survived by her sons, Steven (Kathy) Bruce of Mission Viejo, CA; Brian (Mary) Bruce of Baldwinsville; and Jeffrey Bruce of Cicero; her seven grandchildren: Matthew, Elisabeth, Corey, Griffin, Spencer, Parker and Conner, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Contributions in Joan's memory may be made to the Luther Memorial Church 435 S. Main St. North Syracuse, NY 13212.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-7 pm at the Krueger Funeral Home 2619 Brewerton Rd. Mattydale. Funeral Services will begin at 10:15 Thursday at the Krueger Funeral Home and at 11 am at the Luther Memorial Church. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens Dewitt. For more information, photos or to sign the guest book, please visit www.kruegerfh.com or www.facebook.com/KruegerFuneralHome