Joyce A. Legg Perez – October 10, 2019

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 COEYMANS – 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 38148-0142.