Mary Joyce Kelly, of Brockport, passed away in Southbury, Connecticut on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the age of 86. Joyce was the widow of David P. Kelly and the daughter of Molly and Claude Berger.
She was born on January 17, 1936 in Wilkes-Barre, PA and graduated from Binghamton Central High School in Binghamton, NY and Brockport State University. Joyce was a second-grade teacher at the Barclay School, Brockport Central School District. Joyce enjoyed playing the piano, bridge club, reading, community theatre and traveling to Europe. After she retired from teaching, she spent some time in Florida before moving to Southbury, Connecticut in 2017 to be closer to her sons.
She was pre-deceased by her sister Claudette O'Rourke and brother Frederick Berger. She is survived by her sons Kevin and Kathy Kelly, Timothy and Andrea Kelly and Brian and Suzanne Kelly; her Grandchildren Alexandra (Michael) Hoffmann, Julia Kelly, Patrick Kelly, Daniel Kelly, Ryan Kelly, Mattie Kelly and Liam Kelly and Great-Grandson, Theodore (Teddy) Hoffmann.
A private Graveside Service was held for Joyce in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Brockport.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may donate to the Alzheimer’s Association or a charity of your choice in Joyce’s memory.