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Obituary for Robert D. Joyce. Sr.

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Robert D. Joyce, Sr., age 76 of Oceanport, died on January 6, 2020 at home surround by his loving family. Born in Brooklyn, he had lived in Oceanport for the past 70 years. Bob was the Police Chief for the Oceanport Police Department. Serving the town as a police officer for 27 years before retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Oceanport PBA, and served as President of the NJ Police Chief's Association, Oceanport First Aid Squad and an Exempt Fireman of the Port-Au-Peck Fire Department in Oceanport. Overall, he was a dedicated resident who served Oceanport for over 40 years.

Surviving are his wife, Georgianna Joyce; 2 sons, Robert D. Joyce, Jr. and Richard A. Joyce; his brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Nancy Joyce; his brother, Richard Joyce, his sister, Diane Joyce Schmid and 4 grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 10 from 4-8 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch, Funeral Saturday, 9:30 am at the funeral home with the service beginning at 10 am. Interment will be at Woodbine Cemetery, Oceanport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Oceanport First Aid, P.O. Box 76, Oceanport, NJ 07757 or the Port-Au-Pack Volunteer Fire Department, 433 Myrtle Avenue, Oceanport, NJ 07757. The family invites you to write a letter of condolence, share a story or make a donation by selecting the appropriate tab.

Visitation

When Friday, January 10th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Damiano Funeral Home
Address
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Service Information

When
Saturday, January 11th, 2020 10:00am
Location
Damiano Funeral Home
Address
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Service Extra Info
Family and friends may gather at the funeral home at 9:30 am.

Interment Information

Location
Woodbine Cemetery
Address
1173 Eatontown Blvd.
Oceanport, NJ 07757
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