Michael A. Joyce and Robin (Gracia) Joyce
Michael A. Joyce, age 60 and Robin (Gracia) Joyce, age 59 passed away peacefully together of Covid-19 in Georgia. Michael died on August 29th and Robin died on August 24th. They were married for 41 years and lived 33 years in Cary, NC before recently transitioning to Georgia.
Michael was born on May 27, 1961 in Northridge, CA and raised in Nashua, NH. He is survived by his mother, Theresa M. Joyce of Concord, NH, and an extensive loving family, Carol and Richard Howe of Concord, NH, Jimmy and Cindy Joyce of Grand Junction, CO, Nancy and Bill Dubois of Nashua, NH, Peggy Joyce and Jack Rosenberg of Ascot, England, Patti and Brian Naro of Concord, NH and Danny Joyce, Stella, NC. He was predeceased by his father, James C. Joyce Sr., his brother, Thomas P. Joyce and his sister, Cynthia M. Joyce.
Robin was born December 7, 1961 in New Orleans, LA and raised in Nashua, NH. She is survived by her loving sister Holly Gracia Sison and Brother-in-Law, John Sison of Slidell, LA. She was predeceased by her Father, Joseph A. Gracia Jr and Mother, Jacqueline A. Gracia of New Orleans, LA.
Together they held a special place in the hearts of numerous nieces and nephews.
Michael and Robin both graduated in 1979 from Nashua, NH Sr. High School.
Michael was a Master Commercial and Industrial Plumbing Contractor, Consultant and author of several plumbing books. He taught a variety of plumbing seminars and classes, throughout the country. He was President of Joyce Company in NC and was employed at Campbell Plumbing Mechanical Contractors, Jacksonville, FLA at the time of his death.
Robin studied Paralegal and Legal at Boston University. She held an Associates of Science in Business Management at Bryant & Stratton College, Henrietta. She was formerly an Executive Legal Assistant at Dex One Corp, Cary, NC.
Mike mentored, coached and gave generously to youths in sports inspiring many children throughout his life. He was a skilled fisherman and hunter and leaves behind lifelong memories sharing these hobbies with friends and family.
Robin gave generously of her time and resources to the less fortunate. She mentored High School Students for Communities in School (CIS), Wake County Public Schools and was active in numerous charitable causes. She was a 4th degree Black Belt in Taekwondo from White Tiger Martial Arts in NC.
They were a kind and beautiful couple and will be sadly missed by family and friends.
The families have chosen to hold a private service at a later date.
Friends and Family may view Michael and Robin’s Tribute page and sign the On-Line Registry Book at: https://www.joineranderson.com/
In lieu of Flowers, memorial donations to honor Michael and Robin’s passion to inspire youths, can be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua: https://www.bgcn.com/how-to-help/donate/
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