Thomas G Joyce 1935 – 2016

Feb 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Joyce Obituaries

1935 – 2016 Obituary Condolences

MOUNT PROSPECT – Thomas G. Joyce was born on December 20, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to John and Nora (nee Sullivan) Joyce. He died Monday, February 1, 2016 at Northwest Community Hospital – Midwest Palliative Care Hospice, Arlington Heights. Mr. Joyce was a police officer for the City of Evanston for 28 years, retiring as a Lieutenant. He’ll be remembered as a man who loved his family and enjoyed spending time at his second home in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. Thomas is survived by his spouse of 59 years Maureen (nee Sheehan); his children Mary (Walt) Sterrenberg, Patricia (Sean) Cusack, Sheila Joyce, Ellen Joyce, Thomas M. (Sandy) Joyce and Kevin Joyce; his 17 grandchildren; his 4 great-grandchildren; his sister, Mary Garrity his brothers, Frank (Kathy) Joyce and Tim (Pat) Joyce; his sisters-in-law Jean and Carol Joyce, his brother-in-law Vince Pellettieri; and his many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Erica Sterrenberg; his siblings Jack Joyce, Bud Joyce, Alice Pellettieri, Pat (Kitty) Joyce; his brother-in-law Don Garrity and his parents. Visitation from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Friday, February 5, 2016 at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, Illinois. Prayers 9:15 AM, Saturday, February 6, 2016 from the funeral home, proceeding to St. James Catholic Church, 831 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, Illinois for Mass at 10:00 am. Interment private. Tom’s family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Midwest Palliative and HospiceCare and Dr. Patricia Stringer for the kind and loving care shown during his illness. In lieu of flowers, the family memorials may be given to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Soup Kitchen Fund, 4640 N. Ashland, Chicago, IL 60640, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Funeral information and condolences can be given at or 847-253-0168.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Feb. 4, 2016

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