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David T. Ferguson Funeral Home

20 North Street, Washingtonville, NY

OBITUARY

James W Joyce

March 13, 1934August 16, 2019
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James W. Joyce, 85, transitioned peacefully from this life to his next journey on Friday, August 16th 2019 at home with his family by his side after a long battle with Alzheimer's. His loving wife of 51 years, Ethel Joyce, was by his side holding his hand. An Operating Engineer since 1963, retired in 1989, he showed great love for that career and always shared his experiences with us kids. He continued in construction, his next favorite job. He lovingly, strongly built home for his 5 children, rebuilding it from a cottage to what was a large enough home for everyone to enjoy with everything we needed. A loving but strict dad, he made all our lives happy and made us strong.Survivors include his wife, Ethel Joyce, at home. Daughter, Brenda Edwards with her companion Kevin Hayes Daughter, Ann Decker, Son, James LaBombard with his companion Kelly Campbell Daughter, Lisa Joyce Vesely with her husband Peter Vesely, Son, Edmond Joyce with his companion Nicole Riglioni, He was predeceased by 2 sisters and 1 brother. His service is scheduled for Monday, August 19th between the hours of 4 p.m. thru 8 p.m. at David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North Street, Washingtonville, New York 10992. In lieu of flowers, it would be a wonderful, caring gesture to donate to the Alzheimer's Association www.alz.org/get-involved-now

Services

  • Visitation Monday, August 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 19, 2019

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Jessica Mckane

August 17, 2019

Sorry to here about Uncle Jim’s passing my condolences to the family

Tricia Valentine (Becker)

August 16, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with everyone during this hard time. Pop Pop was a great man! I’ll never forget all the Friday night shenanigans at the house with everyone. Sending lots of love to all of you- Grandma, Ann, Brenda, Lisa, Edmond, Melissa, Ashley, Markie, Jess, Kristin, Samantha, Briana, and everyone else I didn’t mention. ❤️❤️

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