OBITUARIO

Edward J. Joyce

25 agosto , 192729 julio , 2022
 Obituario de Edward J. Joyce
Edward J. Joyce of Lancaster formerly Bowmansville has passed away on July 29, 2022. Ed enlisted in the Army and served in Italy after World War II as a medic and was honorably discharged. He attended SUNY Buffalo State Collage and transferred to Syracuse University and was a brother of Theta Chi fraternity. He then transferred back to SUNY Buffalo State and was a brother of Delta Kappa fraternity where he graduated with his bachelor’s degree in 1951. He went onto his master’s degree at SUNY Buffalo where he graduated with a degree in Art Education in 1965. He met his wife Shirley Joyce of 40 years while in the art education program at SUNY Buffalo State. Shirley sadly passed away in 1996. Ed is survived by his children, Suzanne Guido, Mark Joyce, Mary Lynn Joyce, and Philip Joyce. Ed has 2 grandchildren Amy and Erik Grzybowski. Niece Joanne Hoch and Nephew Michael Joyce both reside in Rochester NY with their families. During our childhood we would spend summers at the lake house with our cousins, such fond memories. Ed was an Art and Photography teacher in the Lancaster School district and Head of the Art Department at Lancaster Central High School. He was very interested in promoting the arts and directed the High School’s yearly musicals. He was co-founder of “Bowmansville Very Little Theater Group”, directing and acting in plays and did the set designs. He was an usher during productions at the Lancaster Opera House after it’s renovation. He was passionate about gardening we would often find him in the yard with a shovel in his hand and his famous Van Gogh inspired hat on his head. In his young adult life, he was active playing softball on the “Zasada’s” team, he also played golf and tennis. Ed was an avid Buffalo Bills Fan and was looking forward to them winning the Super Bowl this year. Ed is also survived by Evelyn Joyce who were married for over 20 years. Evie’s sons Vincent, Nick and the late Chris Prospero and their families have all welcomed Ed into their lives. Evie and Ed continued the love of the arts together by attending concerts and going to museums. They traveled to Florida during the winters and enjoyed walking on the beaches there. Edward J. Joyce Passed away on July 29, 2022 of Lancaster formerly Bowmansville, NY. Beloved Husband of Evelyn Joyce andthe late Shirley Joyce; loving father of Suzanne (Salvatore) Guido, Mark (Robin Faber) Joyce, Mary Lynn Joyce, and Philip (Niki Lambro) Joyce; fond stepfather of Vincent (Nancy), Nick (Kathy) and the late Chris (Heather) Prospero; devoted grandfather of Amy and Erik Grzybowski; special uncle of Joanne Hoch and Michael Joyce. Friends are invited for visitation at the DANZER DENGLER & ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 5363 Genesee Street, Bowmansville, 716-683-3810 on Sunday from 5–8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 1, 2022 at Sacred Heart of Jesus R.C. Church, 5337 Genesee St Bowmansville, NY at 11 AM. Please assemble at the church. Ed was an Art and Photography teacher in the Lancaster School District and Head of the Art Department at Lancaster Central High School. He was very interested in promoting the arts and directed the High School’s yearly musicals. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.danzerdenglerandrobertsfuneral.com for the Joyce family.

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domingo, 31 julio, 2022

Visitation

lunes, 01 agosto, 2022

Mass of Christian Burial