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Joyce B. Flail (Brightbill)

January 11, 1939 — February 27, 2021

Joyce B. (Brightbill) Flail, 82, of Kutztown, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at St. Luke's Hospital in Allentown. Born in Reading, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary (Suchomelly) Brightbill, wife of the late Willard W. Flail, and was a graduate of Exeter High School.

Joyce was employed at American Casualty then became an avid homemaker and was active in Jaycee Wives. She was a past member of consistory at St. Johns UCC, Kutztown and was a dedicated volunteer at St. John's. Joyce was a skilled bowler, enjoyed playing tennis, gardening, flower arranging, her dogs and traveling. She loved her family and always supported her children and grandchildren in their endeavors and lived her life with grace and dignity, and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Joyce is survived by two daughters, Sharon Gechter of Wyomissing, and Michelle Hammersley of Gibraltar; 5 grandchildren, Rachel, Jacob, Lauren, Daniel, Sarah; and two brothers, Bruce of Lobachsville, and Nelson of Exeter Township.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with services beginning at 11:00 am in Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. 2100 Perkiomen Avenue Reading, PA 19606. Interment will be at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. John's UCC, 257 W. Walnut St, Kutztown, Pa 19530. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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