Joseph Alfred Joy


85, of Paramus, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Joe grew up working in the family business at Joy's Farms in Paramus before taking over the business when his father passed away in 1996. He was also the owner of Joy Construction for over 50 years. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Visitation R.C. Church in Paramus, a member of the Historical Equipment Chapter of NJ and belonged to the United States National Guard. Joe will always be remembered for driving his tractor around the farm and his passion for farming throughout his life.

Beloved father of Joseph J. Joy and his wife Dawn, Susan Joy and her wife Dee, Christopher Joy and the late Gerald Joy. Loving companion of Mary Luciano. Dear brother of Robert Joy. Devoted grandfather of Joseph, Jessica and Anthony. He is also survived by his children's mother Carol Esposito.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 South Farview Avenue, Paramus. Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 am on Tuesday January 29, 2019 at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, followed by a 12:00 pm Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Visitation R.C. Church, 234 N. Farview Avenue, Paramus. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.

As an expression of sympathy, flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions in Joseph's memory may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, 111 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10120.

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Posted by judith hogan on January 28, 2019 2:13 PM x

To.the Joy family my thoughts and prayers are with all of you love judy

Posted by Karen Greene on January 27, 2019 2:59 PM x

I just want to send my heart felt condolences to the entire Joy family. Your dad was a special man.

Posted by Carmen Rizzo on January 27, 2019 2:01 PM x

I may not be able to attend the service. The reason is because Augie is on vacation this week. I will miss Joe very much. He was a very good, generous person. My condolences to his family. Carmen the Barber


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