Obituary of Joyce Evelyn Lancione
Joyce E. Lancione, 80, died on December 24, 2022, in Bluffton, South Carolina. She was born in
Bellaire Ohio, the oldest of five children born to Lawrence Gianangeli and Eileen Gianangeli.
She graduated from Bellaire High School and Belmont Technical College with a degree in
nursing. She lived most of her life in Bellaire, Ohio, and moved to Hilton Head Island, South
Carolina with her husband in 2020.
Joyce loved to golf and travel. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and was a
wonderful cook, hosting holiday gatherings for her family for many years. Her favorite travel
destinations were Italy, Hawaii, and Walt Disney World, which she loved to see at Christmas
She is survived by her husband of 59 years; Richard Lancione of Bluffton, South Carolina, her
Daughter; Tracey Lloyd (Scott) of St. Clairsville Ohio, and her son; R. Brant Lancione of Martins
Ferry, Ohio, her 5 grandchildren; Joshua Lancione, Amanda Lancione, Dustin Lancione, Spencer
Lloyd and Zachary Lloyd, and two great-grandchildren, Tyson Lancione and Archie Lancione.
She is also survived by her 4 siblings: Larry Gianangeli (Joyce), Margaret Ann Bizzarri (Greg),
Richard Gianangeli (Susan), and Sharon Fleming (Ty), and many nieces and nephews. She
leaves behind her beloved dogs Maverick and Mia, who will be lovingly cared for by her
daughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; Lawrence Gianangeli and Eileen Gianangeli.
A memorial service will be held on January 6, 2022, at 1:00 pm at Island Funeral Home, at 4
Cardinal Road, Hilton Head Island South Carolina 29926. Should anyone wish to make a donation in her
memory, please choose a local animal shelter or rescue of your choice. Islandfuneralhome.com.