Rita A. Joyce

In Memoriam

Below is the death notice of Rita Joyce, Mother of John Joyce, Class of 1982, Joseph Joyce, Class of 1987, Patrick Joyce, Class of 1989 and Dennis Joyce, Class of 1994. Grandmother of Daniel Joyce, Class of 2022. Please keep the Joyce family in your prayers.

Rita Joyce (nee Cregan), age 87. Beloved wife of the late Patrick J. Loving mother of John (Mary), Jeanie Norman (Eddie), Maggie Flynn (Michael), Joseph, Patrick "Whitey", Kathleen Reilly (Jim), Dennis (Brittany), Colleen Moore (Bryan) and Eileen Mazur (Dave). Precious grandmother of Maleena, Marissa, Cate, Danny, Molly, Tommy, Bridget, Colin, Colleen, Patrick, Cregan and Megan. Dear sister of the late Sr. M. Theresine C.S.J., Joseph, Margaret, Fr. John J. Cregan and Florence Schwind. Dear sister in law of Robert Schwind. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Sisters of Poor Clare, 3501 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland, OH 44111. Mass of Christian Burial Friday December 22, 2023 St. Mel's Church, 14436 Triskett Road at 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends THURSDAY 3 – 7 PM at the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71).

Posted on: December 21, 2023

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Rita A. Joyce

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