Joyce Malamphy


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Posted Online: Jan. 12, 2013, 7:27 pm
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Joyce Malamphy, 56 of Rock Island, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at her residence.
Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, at Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. A memorial service will begin at 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Cremation will follow, and inurnment will take place at a later date at Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery.
Joyce was born on July 28, 1956, in Moline, the daughter of Nevin and Sara Conegen Shepard. She married Mike Malamphy on April 14, 1979, in Lost Nation, Iowa. He preceded her in death on May 27, 1994.
Joyce was a homemaker for most of her life. In her free time she enjoyed reading, solving word puzzles and watching TV. She was a people person.
Survivors (and spouses) include her son, Michael Malamphy, Rock Island; daughters, Sharon Harper, Rock Island, and Sheila Timbrook, Milan; granddaughter, Victoria Timbrook, Milan; and great-granddaughter, Alexandria Timbrook; sister, Kathleen McFadden, Silvis; brother, Joseph Shepard, Rock Island; and aunt Pat (Steve) Beraneck, Lost Nation.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.hodgsonfuneralhome.com.













 



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