Joyce East Equio, age 44 and a life resident of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at UH St. John Medical Center, Westlake after a lengthy illness.


Joyce was born in Lorain, September 2, 1976 to William E. and Mahala F. (nee McMillen) Equio.  Joyce was a 1995 graduate of Lorain High School and attended Lorain County Community College.  Throughout her life she was a homemaker who enjoyed music and in the past wrote a column for a music magazine in Cleveland.  She performed on stage, liked to hangout with her vast array of friends, and most importantly Joyce loved spending time with her son and grandson.


Survivors include her life companion Andrew J. Marchand of Lorain, son Vlad Parsons (Sara) of Elyria, grandson Magnus East Equio Parsons, parents William and Mahala Equio of Lorain, sisters Jane (Jenna) Equio of Mansfield and Shelly Hogan of Wellington, and brother William E. Equio Jr. of Lorain.


All services will be private and arrangements were entrusted to the Andras Crematory & Funeral Home, Lorain.