Patrick Gallagher Joyce
January 18, 1988
– October 25, 2018
30 years old
Joyce of Carlisle, Pa, died Thursday, October 25. Beloved son of Kevin and Maureen (Minahan) Joyce; treasured brother of Gabrielle
and Emily Joyce; Cherished grandson of Henry T. “Monkey” Joyce, and Elizabeth A. Joyce, Donald P. Minahan, and
Mary Alice (Gallagher) Minahan.
Artist, animal lover, political activist, environmentalist, and Big Spring
High School thespian. His sisters feel blessed to have grown up with their brother Pat, and together they
shared campfires, snowball fights, and rollercoaster rides. We admired his heart in the face of a debilitating
illness. We will miss his warmth and generosity in putting the needs of others before his own.
Services will be
held at: St. Philips Catholic Church, Crafton PA, Wednesday, October 31 at 10 am and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church,
Friday, November 2 at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider donating to Project Semicolon
via their web portal or the Facebook fundraiser.