Patrick M. Joyce, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully at Danbury Hospital Center after a valiant battle against cancer. He was 78 years old.
Born on November 1, 1942, in County Mayo, Ireland son of the late John and Kathleen (Donohue) Joyce. On January 21, 1963 Patrick came to the US and settled in Bronx, NY.
At a dance he met the love of his life Eileen O’Connor. They married on November 9, 1968, at St. Benedicts Church, Bronx, NY. Together they moved to Brewster in 1994.
Pat was a carpenter who owned his own business KPJ Construction Inc. His handiwork can be found everywhere by his family as he built two of the family homes and did many renovations. He could do anythingplumbing, electrical and woodwork. Pat was a kind, gentle and loyal person. He loved his family unconditionally.
Mr. Joyce is survived by his dear wife Eileen, his daughter; Karen Gallagher (John Casavant) of Brewster, NY, his 4 grandchildren; John, Kevin, Frankie and Vinnie and his brother Seamus Joyce (wife Donna). He was predeceased by his daughter Mary Mazzola in 2018 and his brothers, Vincent, Thomas, and Michael.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday January 12, 2021, at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church at 10am. Interment will follow at Milltown Rural Cemetery, Brewster. Visitation was held on Monday January 11, 2021, at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY from 4pm-7pm. Please visit Beecherfuneralhome.com to view the livestream of Mr. Joyce’s funeral mass. In lieu of flowers please consider donations in memory of Pat to the American Cancer Society.