Joyce Self

April 30, 2020


Joyce Romaine Boulden Self

Age 79 of Pittsburgh PA went to heaven on April 30, 2020

Beloved Daughter, Mother, Educator, Mentor, and Friend.  She was born in Pittsburgh PA on March 12, 1941.  Joyce graduated from Westinghouse High School and subsequently attended the University of Pittsburgh and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.   Upon completion of her undergraduate studies, she attended the University of Pittsburgh and received a Master of Education degree.  

Joyce worked at various school districts in and around the City of Pittsburgh, finishing out her career at her alma mater Westinghouse High School.

Blessed with a naturally beautiful, voice she began singing at an early age and continued singing her beautiful melodies until she left this world.

Passionate about her students, she would often refer to them as her second set of children.  

Preceded in Death by Her Father and Mother, Robert and Willie Mae Boulden, of Homewood, Brothers William H. Boulden, Robert H. Boulden, Merwin O Boulden, Sister Eunice E. Durant, and Son Clyde W. Self.  

Survived by Traci Self, Daughter of Pittsburgh, PA, Sons Martin Self, of Pittsburgh, PA, and Darryl Self of Temecula CA.  Grandsons Robert Truesdale, Brandon Self, Keyshawn and Cheo Harden, Granddaughters’ Karen Anderson, Nedra Blake, Romaine Valentin, Tina Satterfield.  Great-Grand Daughters Joy and Autumn Brendle, Darlija and Keyona Farrell, Jada Anderson and Great-Grandson Drevon Newton as well as many relatives and friends.

Funeral Private due to restrictions associated with COVID-19 PA public policy.

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