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Gary Stephen Joy

Born: Tue., Sep. 19, 1950
Died: Sun., Feb. 7, 2021


A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.


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Gary S. Joy age 70, former husband of the late Linda M. (Allen) Joy, passed away Sunday February 7, 2021 at his home in Lakeville surrounded by his family following a brief illness. Born in Brockton MA on Tuesday September 19, 1950, Gary was the son of the late Raymond Leach and Rose (Lachimia) Joy. Gary attended Brockton High School, was a resident of Lakeville and worked at Insurance Auto Auctions of East Taunton. A Vietnam War veteran, Gary proudly served in the United States Army and was an original member of ROD Jockeys, Cape Cod Bass. An avid freshwater fisherman, Gary won several fishing tournaments over the years as well as awards including, angler of the year. His bass boat came from a fishing tournament he won. He enjoyed spending time with his grandson Jordan Joy, and spectating his sporting and school events. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR, spending time and adventuring new places with his significant other, Florida Mahoney. His favorite vacation spot was on the lake in Vermont. Gary is survived by his three children; Chantal Joy of New Bedford, Sarah Joy of Lakeville, and Joseph joy of Florida, and his Grandson Jordan Joy. Gary was the loving brother of Lois Decosta, Roberta Avitabile, Brenda Peluso, and the late Phyllis Patricelli, Rosemary Morse, and Anthony Louis Peluso. Gary also leaves behind his loving significant other Florida Mahoney, as well as many nieces and nephews. A memorial service celebrating Gary’s life will be held at a later date following cremation.

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Paula Patricelli Lloyd
   Posted Tue February 16, 2021
I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Gary.My deepest sympathy to his Family.

B Maddigan
   Posted Tue February 16, 2021
Very sorry for Your loss

Isaiah 25:8a

HE (Christ Jesus) WILL Swallow Up death FOREVER,

Jeff Bernier
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of your families loss, met Gary between the lakes past summer with my grandson. He was a very nice and an awesome fisherman. May God bless Gary and his entire family.

Bob Medeiros
   Posted Wed February 17, 2021
RIP my friend, you'll be sorely missed.

Lois DeCosta
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
My heart is broken. I will miss my young brother like a son. I love you.
Your Sister Lois

Lois DeCosta
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
We will all miss you, our dear brother.
Your Loving Sisters

Edward Collins
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
“I was very sad to hear of Gary's passing. I got to know him over the last couple of years while he was dating my sister-in-law Florida (Fluff) Mahoney. I will always have fond memories of sitting with him in my backyard talking about sports, politics and fishing. He had a great sense of humor and was a ball buster of the highest caliber. He worked hard, loved his family and left us too soon. I raise my Sambuca glass in his honor and memory. Rest in peace from your friends Ed and Allison.”

Jean
   Posted Fri February 19, 2021
Hi,

I am so sorry for your loss. I just wanted to say that I worked with Gary & his sense of humor made me laugh numerous times & he sure loved his food. Gary will be missed.

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