Joyce Lee Kentra

Joyce Lee Kentra, nee Metz, 89, of Hinsdale died Sept. 20, 2022.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Kentra; and her daughter, baby Michelle Kentra.

She is survived by her children, Kimberly (Mark) Gralen, Dr. Elizabeth Kentra-Gorey, Cynthia (Phil) Clarke, Christopher (Pam) Kentra and Gregory (Kristin) Kentra; her grandchildren, Bigger Matt, Bridget, Claire, Erin, Aidan, Pearman, Charlie, Jason, Big Matt, Edward, Lily and Carolyn; and her sister, Linda (Cordell) King.

The Kentra family would like to acknowledge the great care and compassion that Esther, Merlita, Vicky and Edith provided their mother. Visitation is at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 306 W. Fourth St., Hinsdale.

A funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at the church. Interment is private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to Misericordia Heart of Mercy at

Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.