Richard Joyce

June 10, 1940February 21, 2021

Richard Patrick Joyce was born June 10th, 1940 in Pittsburg PA, and died on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the Carington Park Nursing Home in Ashtabula. At the time he and his wife Carol (Rado) were living with his son Jerry and his family after 45 years in Burton, Ohio. Dick was involved at St. Helen’s, having participated in Parish Council, St. Vincent de Paul, Legion of Mary and Divine Mercy Cenacle. He made Renewal and helped in the kitchen at Retreats. He loved playing and watching golf. During his career in sales and sales management for National Semiconductor he traveled the country and played many great courses. Dick loved watching his children and grandchildren compete in athletics and perform in their extracurricular activities. Among his crowning achievements were his expert grilling skills. For those who knew him, his pork roast was legendary. Dick found great satisfaction in serving others and sharing in their joy. His love for his family was contagious. He is survived by his wife Carol (Rado) and sister’s-in-law Kay Rado and Joyce Rado, four children Patrick Joyce (Edith), Cassy Joyce Brent (Dustin Medure), Michael Joyce (Cindy), and Jerry Joyce (Melissa) and fourteen grandchildren, Ben, Nathan , Isabelle , Nick, and Camille Brent; John, Charlie, and Audrey Joyce; Michael, Jacob and Joseph Joyce; Andrew, Lucy and Danny Joyce and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by Joseph Patrick Joyce (father), Rose Kelsey (mother), sister’s Patrica Smith and Judy Adams. Wife Carol’s brother’s Ron and Mike (Gloria) Rado. Visitation will take place at St. Helen’s Church, 12060 Kinsman Rd. Newbury, OH 44065 on Saturday February 27, 2021 from 9:00 to 11:00 followed by Mass at 11:00 am. Father Jay will officiate. Burial will take place at All Souls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Helen’s or the Alzheimer’s Association


  • Joseph Patrick Joyce, Father (deceased)
  • Rose (nee Kelshiski) Joyce, Mother (deceased)
  • Carol (nee Rado) Joyce, Wife
  • Patrick (Edith) Joyce, Son
  • Cassy Joyce Brent (Dustin Medure), Daughter
  • Michael (Cindy) Joyce, Son
  • Jerry (Melissa) Joyce, Son
  • Ben, Grandson
  • Nathan, Grandson
  • Isabelle, Granddaughter
  • Nick, Grandson
  • Camille Brent, Granddaughter
  • John, Grandson
  • Charlie, Grandson
  • Audrey Joyce, Granddaughter
  • Michael, Grandson
  • Jacob, Grandson
  • Joseph Joyce, Grandson
  • Andrew, Grandson
  • Lucy, Granddaughter
  • Danny Joyce, Grandson
  • Patricia Smith, Sister (deceased)
  • Judy Adams, Sister (deceased)
  • Kay Rado, Sister-in-law
  • Joyce Rado, Sister-in-law
  • Ron Rado, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Mike (Gloria) Rado, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Many nieces and nephews.


  • Visitation (Masks and Social Distancing Required)

    Saturday, February 27, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial (Please meet at Church, masks required and social distancing will be observed)

    Saturday, February 27, 2021


  • Interment (Masks required and social distancing will be observed)

    Saturday, February 27, 2021


Richard Joyce

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Sister Margaret Hartman

February 24, 2021

My prayers and sympathy.

Patty Pelletier

February 24, 2021

My love and prayers to everyone . What beautiful memories we all have from all the years on Hubbard Rd ! Especially when Jerry came over to our house & said “ I hear there is a little boy here to play with “ (NICHOLAS ) and from that moment on it was an instant friendship with the entire family ! Cassy baby sitting & the list goes on & on ! What a Blessing to share all those amazing years together ! And amazing friends to this day ! And I have “ Carol” to thank for St Helens “ education for both NICHOLAS & KRYSTLE “ ! I can still see Dick on the lawnmower & and all the kids endlessly just showing up whether anyone was home or not !!Dick will forever be missed! Much love & God Bless you all !! Patty Pelletier

Tony and Rose Torok

February 23, 2021

Dear friend you will be missed

Tony and Rose