Official Obituary of

Joyce Marie Giles

February 11, 1953 ~ February 29, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Joyce Giles Obituary

Joyce Giles, 71, passed away at 10:50pm Thursday, February 29, 2024 at the Hospice unit in Medina, Ohio. She was born on February 11, 1953, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Enedino and Guadalupe (Martinez) Mireles. 

Joyce is survived by her daughter; Natalie Lapossy, of Medina, Ohio and her siblings; Paul Mireles and Marjie Buntzel. She was preceded in death by her brother; Gilbert and Michael Mireles.

Joyce was a 1971 graduate of Genoa Area High School. She then graduated from the University of Bluffton with a BSW in 1975 and from the University of Dayton in 1986 with a Master's Degree. She worked for 22 years as a medical social worker for Medina General Hospital, briefly as a director for the Medina County Commissioners and most recently for 9 years as a Superintendent for Medina County Home. She maintained responsibilities in a variety of organizations to support her passion of social work 
and helping people.

As per Joyce's wishes, there will be no visitation and funeral service at this time. Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home of Findlay, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials in Joyce's name may be sent to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd, Medina, OH 44256.

Please join in Celebrating Joyce Giles on Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Williams on the Lake, 787 Lafayette Road, Venue B, Medina, Ohio 44256.

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Celebration of Life
March 16, 2024

1:00 PM
Williams on the Lake
787 Lafayette Road, Venue B
Medina, OH 44256


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