Rita M. Joyce

July 12, 1948February 5, 2019

Rita M. Joyce, age 70, previously resided in Alsip, but recently from Libertyville passed away on February 5, 2019. Beloved wife of Tom for 49 years. Loving mother of Michael and Daniel (Cari). Dear grandma of Gavin, Matthew, Ava, Jack, Alex, and Carolyn. Sister of Shirley, Patricia, Bruno (Rita), and Ron.

Visitation will be held Friday 10 AM to 12 PM at Marsh Funeral Home, 305 N Cemetery Rd, Gurnee. Life Celebration Service to follow at 12 PM. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park, Libertyville.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in memory of Rita to the American Diabetes Association at or to the Alzheimer’s Association at

For funeral info: or 847-336-0127.


  • Visitation Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, February 8, 2019

Rita M. Joyce

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Jay & Joyce Denz

February 12, 2019

We met Rita when she was working for Rogers, Relstab Inc. She was always so cheerful and tremendously helpful with all our business needs.
We will will always cherish her friendship and hold her memory in our hearts.
Our sincerest condolences go out to her family.

Edward Joyce

February 7, 2019

My earliest memory of Aunt Rita are of her and Uncle Tom’s wedding. She was beautiful in her white gown. I remember going to visit her for various occasions like Christmas and family gatherings. It is my sincerest hope that she will smile down on all of us.