OBITUARY

Michael John Joyce

July 27, 1958March 31, 2021
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Michael John Joyce, age 62, of Livonia, Michigan passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Michael was born July 27, 1958.

Michael was loved by everyone that met him. He was a father figure to many and very close to his family. His family was very important to him especially his grandchildren.

A celebration of life gathering for Michael will be held Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Parkview Memorial Cemetery, 34205 Five Mile Road, Livonia, Michigan 48154.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.HarryjWillLivonia.com for the Joyce family.

Services

24 July

Celebration of Life Gathering

2:00 pm

Parkview Memorial Cemetery

34205 Five Mile Road
Livonia, Michigan 48154

Memories

Michael John Joyce

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Shari Bowman

April 7, 2021

Mike and I met downtown at a lunch place he dined at while working at the Detroit people mover. I was a server, Mike and I became friends and we have kept in contact through all these past 12 years. Mike always told me about his family, his children, wife, and especially his grandchildren who brought him so much joy. No matter what happened mike always told me “ don’t worry, I’m a strong Irishman!” What a kind, compassionate and good natured person he was. I was lucky to have know him and to have his as a friend, a friend, that I will miss dearly talking to! Thought and prayers to the entire Joyce family and Mike, I will always think of you and smile.

Debbie Sims

April 6, 2021

Michael was my busboy at Corfu Restaurant before he became a great cook. He always took care of us girls and made sure noone bothered us. I will always be greatful that I had a chance to meet this wonderful man. He kept me positive when my husband got sick even on the days that he himself wasn't feeling so great. You will be forever in my heart and soul.
Love Debbie Sims

Karen Dockett

April 5, 2021

It’s so hard for me to write this out.
Uncle Mike and Aunt Sandy, were a huge part of my childhood and adult life.
All of my memories of Uncle Mike are full of laughter, sarcasm, and fun.
One time at a family members wedding he asked me to dance. As we’re dancing he says “When you get married, that man, is going to be lucky to have you.” As a kid, this really stuck with me. It boosted my confidence, it made me feel like I had some worth. I wish I would’ve told him how much that one comment meant to me.
My heart breaks for my Aunt Sandy, and their children, Michael, Matthew and Jessica, even for his 2 amazing grandchildren. He was taken way too soon. I love you all.
Karen, Ken and kids

Diana Fitrakis

April 5, 2021

All my love and condolences to my sister Sandy my nephews Michael and Matt and niece Jessica. Mike was a great man. He was always there whenever you needed him , always new how to make you smile. He will always be missed You are in my thoughts and prayers love ❤️ you. Greg and Diana

Lisa Gosselin

April 5, 2021

My memories of Uncle Mike are filled with fun and laughter. He was the life of the party, always joking and having fun. He was kind, compassionate, funny and the best Uncle in the whole world. We will miss him so much. Our hearts go out to Aunt Sandy, Michael, Matthew and Jessica. We love you guys. Rest easy Uncle Mike, we love you.

Love Lisa & Mark

Shawn Desjardins

April 5, 2021

Aunt Sandy,

You and Uncle Mike welcomed me into your home when I needed you most. Mary and I will always be grateful for everything you did for us.

"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; Love leaves a memory no one can steal."

All our love,
Shawn and Mary

Kim Moore

April 5, 2021

Sending love and condolences to Aunt Sandy, Michael, Matthew and Jessica, Uncle Mike was the funniest person I knew, always wanting to put a smile on your face and would do anything for the people he loved, I am grateful you had such a wonderful husband/father in your life, and that I was able to be a part of his life as well, he will always be in my heart. Love all of you and I will always cherish the memories I have of him.

Dorothy Avery

April 4, 2021

Dear Sandy, Michael, Matt and Jessica,
Our entire family sends their condolences. Mike was a great man and will be very much missed. It was obvious to all that his family was the center of his life. You all are in our prayers.

Maureen Gareau

April 3, 2021

Dear Sandy, Michael, Matthew and Jessica.
We are so very sorry for the loss of your husband and father, Michael. Sandy, I know that you were the love of Michael's life. He loved and cared so much for all of you. He considered himself to be a "tough old Irishman", but, he had a big soft spot for all of you. He will be missed, but, his memory will live on.
Love, Maureen and Stephen Gareau

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