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JOYCE, Catherine E. "Katie" (Farrell) Of Wakefield, Dec 18. Beloved wife of the late William J. Joyce. Loving mother of William Joyce and partner Kwame Boison of Boston, John Joyce and his wife Beth of Reading, Mary Ann Dennis of Malden, and Patricia A. Joyce of Peabody. Sister of the late Rita Moore & Veronica Mulholland. Also survived by 3 grandchildren, Erin Joyce of Reading, John Joyce of Denver, CO, and Veronica McAllister and her husband Raymond of Burlington; as well as longtime family friend, Joseph Bonales of Providence, RI. Her Funeral Mass will be at the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield, on Tuesday, at 10am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. Arrangements in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home, WAKEFIELD. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Perkins School for the Blind, 175 N. Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472. For obit/guestbook:

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Published in Boston Globe from Dec. 19 to Dec. 20, 2020.
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January 12, 2021
You are greatly missed. A very special lady, always in our heart's.
Carolina Garvin
December 25, 2020
Katie exemplified the best that life offers. She lived a life full of passion, love, kindness, humor, curiosity, and generosity of spirit. The world will miss such a beautiful soul.
Sharon Underhill
December 22, 2020
Dear Johnny, Beth, John & Erin:
We want to send you our deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved mother, mother in law & grandmother. What a life she had!! Cherish your many wonderful memories forever in your hearts.
May she Rest In Peace!

With sympathy & friendship,
Janet, Bill & Billy
Janet Bloom
December 22, 2020
Katie was a big friend of our mother, Mary Croto. Our mother looked forward to their daily phone conversations. It was a wonderful friendship, till she passed on 2016 @ age 98. Sincerely from, Marys daughters,Karen & Betsy Croto
karen olsen
December 20, 2020
Dear Billy, John, Mary Ann and Pat,

I have many wonderful memories of your mom and I am so lucky to have been a special little part of a life well-lived! You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Liz Agnes
December 20, 2020
Catharine was an amazing mom. I know this because she raised a gem of a daughter, Pat who is my friend. Whenever I spent time with Pat she always talked about her mom. She loved her dearly and has left a deep hole in my my pals heart. Kathrin was loved and will be terribly missed by all who had the privledge to know her.
Rest in peace Kathrine Katie Joyce.
Jean Carr
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