Joyce D. Regester

May 28, 2021 West Grove, PA Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother who brought Kindness and Generosity to the World

Joyce D. Regester, age 73 of West Grove, PA, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021 at Ware Presbyterian Village. Joyce was the wife of Gary W. Regester, with whom she shared a beautiful 54 years of marriage.

Born 1947 in Trainer, PA, Joyce was the daughter of the late William H. Draper, Jr. and the late Ann Bartow Draper.

Joyce was an avid reader and a fantastic cook. Anything she whipped up in the kitchen was sure to be delicious. Joyce enjoyed going out to dinner and had friends in every restaurant she visited. She loved her home in West Grove, which she shared with Gary for 50 years. Above all, Joyce was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. All will miss the kindness and generosity Joyce brought to the world.

In addition to her husband, Gary, Joyce is survived by her son, Gary Regester, Jr.; her daughter, Kim Eastburn, and her husband, Rick; as well as her grandchildren, Josh Eastburn, his wife Morgan Eastburn, and Hailey Eastburn. Joyce was predeceased by her brother, William H. Draper, III.

Services for Joyce will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, Joyce’s family kindly requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

To view Joyce’s online tribute and to share a message with her family, please visit Arrangements by Foulk Funeral Home of West Grove, PA.

Memorial Donations

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105





  1. Gary and family so sorry for your loss. We used to have so many good times with Joyce and Susie. She will be missed. Nancy Brackin Waugh

    Nancy Waugh | June 9, 2021 at 7:31 PM
  2. I am so sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. I always enjoy having you both at the restaurant. She will be greatly missed. You and your family have sincere condolences! You are all in my thoughts!

    Shawnie Betts | June 6, 2021 at 6:08 PM
  3. Gary and family,
    I am really sorry for your loss. Time goes really fast and thank God we are lucky to be given that love for all those years. May God Bless all of you.
    Alan R. Wills

    Alan R.Wills | June 6, 2021 at 11:54 AM
  4. Gary and family,
    Jeff and I are so sorry for your loss. Joyce was a beautiful lady with a kind heart. Our prayers go out to you all.

    JoAnne Thomas | June 3, 2021 at 3:23 PM
  5. Gary and family:

    Annie and I extend our deepest sympathy. Remember all those great times hat you spent together, may forever be at peace.

    EUGENE STEGER | June 2, 2021 at 12:02 PM
  6. Kim,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. I remember her as being so soft spoken, kind and very classy. This is a hard time for you, I know. I am always here to listen and lend a hand in anything you need as you go through accepting this new world without her. Please do not hesitate to reach out! Praying for your Dad as well and the rest of your family.

    Kristy Thompson | June 2, 2021 at 4:06 AM
  7. Sorry to hear of your loss. I wish you well through your sad times.

    Norman Love | June 1, 2021 at 3:10 PM
  8. Gary and family,
    So sorry for your loss. I hope the memories of your wife keep you comforted.

    Willie Lattanzio | June 1, 2021 at 2:58 PM

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