Joseph J. Joyce


Joseph J. Joyce, 82, of Michael Dr, passed away peacefully June 30, 2012, at home surrounded by family. He was the beloved husband of Barbara J. (Anoskey) Joyce for 57 years.

A son of the late John and Margaret (Cunnion) Joyce. Mr. Joyce was an operating engineer for 34 years and a member of Local 57. He was a graduate of St. Raphael Academy where he was All State in football and baseball. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and served as Warwick City Sergeant for 20 years.

Joseph was the loving father of Patricia J. Gomm and her husband, Martin, and Michael J. Joyce and his wife, Carla; devoted grandfather of Timothy, Sean, Eric, Ryan, Chris and Theo; great-grandfather of Shamus, Benjamin and Ayra.

His funeral will be held Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 8 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane at 9 a.m. Burial with military honors will be in the Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Colon Cancer Alliance, Voices of RI, PO Box 9313, Warwick, RI 02889 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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