Joyce Marie Rex, 74, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, after a long illness.

Joyce Marie Rex, 74, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, after a long illness.

She was born on Sept. 28, 1936, in Portville, a daughter of the late William and Virginia Emerson Tompkins. On September 3, 1955, she married Stanley Rex Jr., who predeceased her Jan. 11, 2005. She was also predeceased by her sister, Shirley Tompkins.

Before retirement she was employed by Rex Collision, working with her husband as the bookkeeper. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Dansville.

She is survived by sons, Robert (Vicky) and Thomas (Theresa) Rex, both of Dansville; daughters, Barbara Rex-McKinney of Cohocton and Beverly Rex-Burley of Dansville; sisters, Marjorie (Joseph) Bentley of Fillmore; Gloria (Marvin) Waxel of Allegany; Marguerite (Fred) Miller of Eldred, Pa.; 11 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call 2–4 and 7–9 p.m. Tuesday at the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc., 271 Main St., Dansville. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church, Dansville, with the Rev. Jamie Stevens officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery, South Dansville. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E. Henriatta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620. Online remembrances may be left at hindlefuneralhome.com.