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Robert Parker Joyce

April 22, 1953 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 68)

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Robert Parker Joyce, 68, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed into eternal life on April 23, 2021.  Born on April 22, 1953 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Ralph and Burdella (nee Parker) Joyce.

Bob, as he was known to family and friends, was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY, attended local schools, including Niagara Falls High School.  He retired from Nabisco, upon their closing. Bob loved playing slow-pitch softball and shooting pool. He was widely regarded as the best slow-pitch softball pitcher in the city. Bob was a friend to many and will be missed by all who knew him.

Bob is survived by his son, Robert Parker (Jessica) Joyce, II; brothers, Claude 'Butch' Joyce, Bill (Janelle) Joyce and Bruce Joyce; sister-in-law, Barbara Joyce and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by siblings, Nancy, Charlotte, Brian and Barry.

All services are private.  Professional arrangements by Michael R. Goodlander, owner of OTTO REDANZ REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007). Share condolences at

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