Joyce Marie Houtz, age 81, formerly of Dauphin, passed away on April 13, 2017. She was born on July 9, 1935, the daughter of the late James and Clara (Breit) Gaffney. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband Charles K. Houtz. She is survived by her son Charles K. Houtz and his wife Kimberly; three grandchildren, Charles, Nathan and Jacob Houtz and two brothers James and Patrick Gaffney. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and especially enjoyed spoiling her three grandchildren. Her family would like to thank the staff of Homeland Hospice for the gentle, loving care they provided not only to Joyce, but to the family as well. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017, at the Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA. The family will receive friends from 6:30 P.M. until the start of the service. A private burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Homeland Hospice or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home, Inc., Harrisburg. Relatives and friends are invited to share memories and condolences with the family at www.GeigleFuneralHome.com .
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