May 16, 1933 ~ June 10, 2022 (age 89)


Mary Loretta Joyce, 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 10, 2022, surrounded by loved ones who will honor her memory by sharing her kindness to the world.

Mary was born May 16, 1933, in Philadelphia, PA, to Edward & Alice (Conelly) Hohlfeld. Mary married Richard J. Joyce on July 22, 1950. They raised their family in Levittown, PA, retired to Marco Island, and then settled in Naples, FL where they spent the remainder of their 55 years together. Generous with her time and gifts, Mary was beloved by many over the years. She was well known for her deep commitment to her faith and her contagious pleasant personality. The loving matriarch of the Joyce family and homemaker, Mary worked at Bishop Eagan High School and was a founder of the Great Shepherd Prayer Community, a part of the Charismatic Renewal of the Catholic Church. Mary was devoted to the Holy Spirit, the power of prayer, and her family.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren, playing Scrabble, and reading the Bible. An active member of Saint Peter The Apostle Church, Mary also served as a Eucharistic Minister.

Mary is preceded in death by her husband, her eldest son Richard (Shelly), her son Michael, and grandchildren Nathaniel, Christina, and Ryan. She is survived by her children, Robert, Timothy (Diane), Mary (Joe) Graham, Christopher (Karen), James (Becky), and Bart, 18 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held in honor of Mary L. Joyce on Friday, June 17th in Naples, FL. Details are as follows: 

Viewing from 9:00 am-11:00 am at the Fuller Funeral Home 4735 Tamiami Trail East location, Mass from 12:00 pm-1:30 pm at St. Peter The Apostle Catholic Church, and Burial from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm at Palm Royale Cemetery and Mausoleum. 

Arrangements are being handled by Fuller Funeral Home located at 4735 Tamiami Trail East Naples, FL 34112.

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 6/17/2022 at 09:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time.

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