Joyce H. Hess, 68 of Slatington died Monday September 2, 2013 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was wife of Edgar C. Hess; they celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary last March. Born in Walnutport, she was the daughter of the late John and Irene (Mickley) Kroboth. Joyce was a member of St. John's UCC, Slatington.
Survivors: Husband, Sons; Roger Hess, Richard Hess both of Nazareth, Todd Hess and wife Nancy of Germansville. Daughter Sheree and husband Christian Gruber of Lehighton. 5 Grandchildren. Brothers; Harold Kroboth and wife Kathy, Ronald Kroboth and wife Beverly, and Robert Kroboth and wife Patricia. Sister; Barbara Hausman.
Services: 10:30AM Saturday September 7, 2013 Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second St, Slatington. Calling hour 9:30-10:30AM at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Union Cemetery, Slatington.
Contributions: Can be made in Joyce's memory to St. Johns UCC, General Fund 15 S. 2nd St, Slatington PA 18080