– Joyce A. Legg Perez, 80, passed away peacefully on October 10,
2019 with her loving family by her side after a long illness. She
was born in Coeymans, daughter of the late Luther and Mabel Legg.
Joyce’s home was known as the “Safe House in Coeymans” a safe haven
where anyone was welcome. When her children were growing up they
remember their home being the place to be, a home always filled with
family, friends and lots of love.
Survivors include her loving husband, Angel Perez; children,
Cheryl Searles, John Searles, Shelley Taranto, Steven Searles,
Andreanna Lee and Amanda Perez; 21 grandchildren; siblings, Vera
Caldwell, Edward Legg, Luther Legg, Jr., Dawn Colon and Denice
Widener. Joyce was predeceased by her daughter, Melissa Searles and
siblings Margaret Krzykowski and Elizabeth Grammas.
Funeral services will be held 6 PM on Thursday, October 17th at
the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Friends may call at the funeral
home on Thursday prior to the service starting at 4 PM.
Contributions in memory of Joyce may be made to
St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN