Joseph ‘Joe Getty’ Bryson, a lifelong resident of Croton Falls, NY, died peacefully with his family and friends by his side on June 26, 2021. He was 76 years old.
Born on February 14, 1945, son of the late Mary (Boo) Bryson. At the age of 14 Joe dropped out of school to be the primary caretaker for his mother. In 1985 Joe met the love of his life, Elizabeth Ann (Bond) Morley. After 32 years of adventure together they finally got married on May 26, 2017.
Joe was the owner/operator of Joe’s Auto Service Inc., in North Salem, never officially retiring. He was the jack of all trades, he was a mechanic, the tow truck driver and even pumped the gas if needed. Joe loved cars, especially antiques and classics. He enjoyed his time in the pit at the Danbury Races. Joe was a mentor to all and a second father to many. Joe had a great sense of humor and always did things his way.
Joe is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth, his stepdaughter, whom he raised as his own; Charmaine B. McCleave and her husband Robert E. Weizenecker of New Fairfield, CT, his grandson’s; Oliver, Trevor, and Rowen. Joe leaves behind many friends who cherished him, he will be missed by many.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 6th, 2021, from 4pm-8pm at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY. A service will be at 7:30pm during the wake. A private cremation will follow.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations in his memory to Croton Falls Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, 1 Sun Valley Drive Croton Falls, NY 10519.