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Joyce was a homemaker and business owner. She was a member of ABWA, AARP, and a parishioner of Holy Cross Catholic Church. For many years, Joyce volunteered as a money counter for the church and worked many hours at the church’s thrift store.

She is survived by her 6 children: Beatrice Orlando of Lafayette, Susan Orlando Coneybear (Bill) of Roswell, Georgia, Warren Stephen Orlando, Jr. (Lisa) of Lafayette, Jan Matte (Brad) of Morgan City; Mary Loupe (Mike) of Morgan City and Gregory Orlando (Jeff Smith) of Durham, North Carolina. Joyce was affectionately called Meme by her 16 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Warren “Pee Wee” Stephen Orlando, Sr., her two brothers Virgil and Gerald Skinner, and her parents Theresa and Barney F. Skinner.

The wake will be held on Wednesday, July 10th from 10 a.m. to noon at Holy Cross Catholic Church. A Christian funeral Mass will begin at noon. Joyce will be interred at the Morgan City Mausoleum.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to all who have lovingly cared for and supported Meme over the past few years. Thank you to her caregivers Ginger, Evelyn, Brandy, Bernadette, Kearsten, the entire team at Hope Hospice and her compassionate long-time friend and housekeeper Julia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Holy Cross Catholic Church, Central Catholic Elementary and High School, or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.