Joyce Messner Vitali Hartman, 83, of Johnson City, NY, passed away peacefully to her eternal rest on Monday, September 20, 2021. She was predeceased by her parents Phillip and Wilma Messner. Joyce is survived by her husband Kevin Hartman, and the three joys of her life, her three sons, Dino (Lorri) Vitali, of Chenango Valley, NY; Vincent Vitali, of Johnson City, NY; and Nickolas (Pam) Vitali, of Johnson City, NY. Grandchildren: Victor (Nancy) Vitali, Vanessa (James) Marusich, Victoria (Tim) Envid, Vincent “Rocky” Vitali, Tiffany (Rob) Trowbridge, Katie (Mike) Teeter, Dominick Vitali, and fourteen great-grandchildren. Also survived by Kevin (Cecilia) Hartman, Kurt (Yvonne) Hartman, Scott Hartman, and Jay (Nikki) Hartman, brothers Russell (Wendy) Hartman, and Alan (Carol) Hartman. She is also survived by many special and dear friends whom she held close to her heart and who brought joy to her life through their many adventures together. Joyce loved going to the movies, garage sales, and reading books. Joyce loved dancing and was in many local musical shows over thirty years. She also enjoyed hosting parties, giving gifts, and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed playing the Mexican train game with friends Gary and Juanita. Her life was complete with her family and friends in it. The family would like to extend special thanks to all of Joyce’s healthcare providers, especially Rachel, and the nurses and staff at Broome Oncology at Lourdes and the Infusion Center, whose care, compassion and kindness brought her peace and comfort during her illness. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 27th at 11:00 a.m. at the Sarah Jane Johnson Methodist Church, 308 Main Street, Johnson City with the Rev. Carolyn Stow presiding. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 26, 2021, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sarah Jane Johnson Methodist Church and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the Sarah Jane Johnson Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made in Joyce Vitali Hartman’s memory to Mercy House, 212 N. McKinley Ave., Endwell, NY 13760. Condolences may be made to Joyce’s family at www.barbermemorialhome.com.
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