Brian Edward Joyce, age 82 years, passed
away peacefully at his home in West Deptford, NJ on October 4 surrounded by family. Born and raised in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia, he married the love of his life Fran on October 31, 1964 and together they raised their 3 children in Southwest Philadelphia. In 1995 they moved to West Deptford, NJ. Brian was employed as a Conductor for Amtrak for 42 years, a job which he loved and cherished. Predeceased by his wife Frances E. Almeida and daughter Kelly Alesi.
Survived by his children; Brian M. (Stephanie), and Robin (Glenn) Steely, grandchildren; Tiffany (Timothy) Quinn, Brian Anthony Joyce, Marissa Latorre, Laina Steely, Madison and Delacey Bogdash and great grandchildren; Giana Alesi, Kelly and Tyler Quinn. Also survived by his 3 sisters, Marion (Frank) Nichols, Barbara (Joseph) Lonabaugh, and Joann (Tony) DeCant.
Friends may call on Friday from 6PM to 8PM in the KELLEY FUNERAL HOME, 125 Pitman Ave, Pitman, NJ. A Time of Reflection will be at 8PM. Those desiring may make contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital at http://www.stjude.org.