Joy Rex, 74, of Greenport, passed away Wednesday February 10, 2021 in Albany. The third of nine, born September 5, 1946 in Sharon, CT., she is the daughter of Charles and Marjorie (Sherman) Ostrander.
Joy was a Certified Nursing Assistant at Ghent Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Her compassion and skills were unmatched, and she loved to teach new nurses through her expertise. Her kind, gentle, hardworking traits were admired by many. Joy loved her family, and cherished any time spend with her children and grandchildren.
Joy will be forever loved and remembered by her children Sandra Rex (David Bray), Brandy Rex, Shenandoah Rex (Tabitha), and Cheyenne Rex. Her grandchildren Tre Steward, Colin, Arabella, Diamond, Elijah, Jaden, Cheyenne Jr., Cameron, and Sage (Dawn) Rex, along with Megan, Logan, Autumn, Jacob, and Parker Bailey, Nicole Maurer, and Dandre Rivera. Also survived are three great grandchildren, Sophia Bramble, Leo Bailey, and Thea Vail Steward. Joy loved cats, and she leaves behind her two furry babies Lucifer and George.
A Memorial gathering to be held this summer will be announced.