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Eileen B.  (Connolly) Joyce

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“My Friend, You brightened many of my days, ending every conversation with "I love you". I will miss you more than you know. I love you too. ”
1 of 35 | Posted by: Joanne (Walgreens) Connell - MA

“It's hard to know what to say but I just want to let you know I care. I am sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort as you mourn for your...Read More »
2 of 35 | Posted by: Cynthia Hovda (Shallow) - Friend

“I would not be the girl that I am now and it is all because of you mamo ”
3 of 35 | Posted by: Madison Mchugh - Avon, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 35 | Posted by: Pamela Stafford - Dorchester, MA

“To the Joyce and Connolly Families your in our thoughts and prayers at this time .Sean Lyons Boston Galway Hurling ClubJohn Lyons HS Ice Hockey Ref ”
5 of 35 | Posted by: john lyons - norwood, MA

“The Joyce FamilySo sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences. Always in my prayers. ”
6 of 35 | Posted by: KRISTINA WARD - MIDDLEBORO, MA

“Were So sorry for your loss .Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the Family .at this time . ”
7 of 35 | Posted by: Norman Small - MA - Family Friend

“My deepest sympathy to Johnny and family. I truly will miss my dearest friend Eileen but know that she is in God's hands and singing with the angels...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Margaret Bonafede - Hypoluxo, FL

“Dear John, Chrissy and Joyce family, we are so sorry to hear of your beloved Mom's passing John. She sounded like an incredible mom and grandmother...Read More »
9 of 35 | Posted by: Laureen and Joe Browning - MA

“Uncle Johnny,Our Condolences to the the entire Joyce family. All of you are in our thoughts and Prayers. ”
10 of 35 | Posted by: John Nee - Pittsburgh, PA

“Johnny and family,I wanted to express my deepest condolences and let you know that you are in my thoughts as you grieve your beloved Eileen. God...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Ann Walsh (Connolly) - MA

“I love you more even though you are not here. I know you will always have me in your heart.You will always be My Mamo for ever. I will always talk...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Madison Mchugh - Avon, MA

“John, my words will never be enough to express the love and admirations I have for Eileen and your family. She was a light of Christ, sharing her...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Maryann Calnan - Brockton, MA

“John & family,So very sorry for your loss. My mother passed away last week. Like mine, your family and friends will pray and give you support through...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Mike Flynn - Dorchester, MA

“You were the best Mameo a kid could ask for. You were always there for me. I will never forget all of our fun memories together playing cards and...Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Johnny Joyce - Dorchester

“We are thinking of the Joyce family during this difficult time, Michael McDonough and Family ”
16 of 35 | Posted by: Michael McDonough - Melrose, Ma., MA

“This week someone very close to me told me that you never really get over losing your grandmother- that she could still weep for her Grandma today-...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: Kaleigh Joyce - Boston

“You will be missed i remember being at your house a lot we were always going from our house to yours my deepest sympathy to all of the family ”
18 of 35 | Posted by: Linda Bennett cameron - Weymouth, MA

“i always feel so proud when someone gives me a complement about what a nice guy I am, or that I am a hard worker, and especially when they say that I...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: john joyce jr - Dorchester, MA

“To Meghan & all your family,Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your grandmother. Hold dear all the memories & cherish them. She may...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Sheila Carter - Tewksbury, MA

“I'm very sorry for your loss but I'm sure Eileen is in heaven with Michael on her lap and Evelyn by her side. My condolences Nancy (Bennett)...Read More »
21 of 35 | Posted by: Nancy Derderian - Neighbor

“Paul, Johnny & David - I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. My thoughts & prayers are with you. May all your great memories of her bring you...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: Paula (Yakubowicz) McDermott - MA

“Uncle Johnny, Paul,Johnny Jnr,David and all Grandchildren & Great GrandchildrenOur deepest sympathies. Our precious and beloved Auntie Eileen we...Read More »
23 of 35 | Posted by: Mary Cooling - England - Family

“My condolences to Uncle Johnny and to the whole family on the passing of Eileen.Rest in peace. ”
24 of 35 | Posted by: Patrick Coyne - Seattle, WA

“JohnnyPlease accept most heartfelt sympathies for your lossmy thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
25 of 35 | Posted by: Julia Folan - Half Moon Bay, CA

“John and family,I'm so sorry for your loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Debbie Kelly(Katapodis) ”
26 of 35 | Posted by: Debbie - Canton, MA - Friend

“Deepest sympathy to Uncle Johnny and all the family on this sad news. Rest in Peace Eileen xAr dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis."Mary, Paddy,...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: Mary Coogan - Belfast - Family

“Our deepest sympathy to Johnny and all the family, fond memories of Dorchester and the craic in days gone past. ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Pauline and Patrick Faherty - WY

“Our deepest sympathies to you, Johnnie and to all your family! We know she will be missed. May Our Lord comfort you in your sorrow. Sincerely, Janet ...Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: Janet Higgins - Dorchester, MA

“Thanks for all the memories. I love you Ma. Rest Easy. ”
30 of 35 | Posted by: matt joyce - Dorchester, MA

“Rest in peace auntie Eileen love kath,John &family.xx ”
31 of 35 | Posted by: Kathleen Lenihan

“Rest in peace my darling sister love always Babe.xx ”
32 of 35 | Posted by: Kathleen Lenihan - Sister

“Deepest sympathy to Uncle Johnny & all the family on this sad loss. RIP Eileen x Ar dheis De go raibh a anam dilis ”
33 of 35 | Posted by: Mary Coogan - Belfast - Family

“Our deepest sympathy to all of you. I can see a little of her in each of you. I was just saying I don't know where to begin as there are so many...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Michael & Annemarie Reaney - MA

“Dear Paul, Johnnie & David, Please know that I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom.. she was a wonderful person and surely will be missed...Read More »
35 of 35 | Posted by: Wendy MacDonald Bickford - MA


JOYCE, Eileen B. (Connolly). In Dorchester, formerly of Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland, March 28th.

Beloved wife of John J. Joyce.

Loving mother of Paul T. McHugh of Dorchester, John J. Joyce Jr. and his wife Christine Joyce of Dorchester, David M. and his wife Colleen Joyce of Stoughton, and the late Evelyn McHugh Carney, Michael A. Joyce, and Patrick G. Joyce.

Mother-in-law of Ronald Carney of Dorchester.

Daughter of the late Bartley and Margaret (McDonough) Connolly.

Sister of Barbara "Babe" O'Brien of England, Kathleen Folan of Ireland, and the late Maire Folan.

Devoted grandmother of Danielle McHugh and her husband Joseph Opanesetts, Meghan and her husband Matt Pohl, Kaleigh Joyce, Michael Carney, Ryan Joyce, John Joyce, Matthew Joyce, Colin Joyce, and Liam Joyce.

Great-grandmother of Madison McHugh, Olivia Pohl, and Evelyn Pohl.

Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Friday 3-8 P.M.

Funeral Mass in St. Mark Church, Saturday morning, April 1, at 10 A.M.

Relatives and friends invited.

Eileen was a devoted Catholic and member of St. Ambrose choir for many years.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Eileen's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Interment in New Calvary Cemetery, Boston.