David J. Joyce, 79, of Oakdale, died unexpecedly on Friday, May 15, 2020.
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David was born on February 18, 1941 in Bridgeville, a son of the late Harry and Agnes (Boorman) Joyce.
Mr. Joyce retired after working in the Realty Division of US Steel and was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish. He was a gentle soul with a kind heart, smiling Irish eyes and a hearty laugh and was a true and loyal friend to many. He loved a good story, a great game of golf and spending time with his friends and family. He was an avid sports fan.
Surviving are his children; Kelly (David) Haddad of McCandless, Kathleen (Tom) Scala of Wexford, and David O'Connell Joyce of McCandless; grandchildren; Mary and Bridget Haddad and Maggie and Clare Scala; siblings; Victor (Ginny) Joyce and Peggy (Fred) Valentino. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen (O’Connell) Joyce and brother, Phillip Joyce.
All arrangements are entrusted to Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc. and Crematory, 5000 Noblestown Rd., Oakdale (724-693-2800). A celebration of his life and a memorial mass will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Merakey Allegheny Valley School, 140 Coketown Rd., Coraopolis, PA 15108, in his memory.