Michael A. Joyce and Robin (Gracia) Joyce | News, Sports, Jobs

Michael A. Joyce, 60, and Robin (Gracia) Joyce, 59, passed away peacefully together from Covid-19 in Georgia. Michael died on August 29 and Robin died on August 24. They were married for 41 years and lived in Cary, NC for 33 years before recently moving to Georgia.

Michael was born on May 27, 1961 in Northridge, CA and grew up in Nashua, NH. He is survived by his mother, Theresa M. Joyce of Concord, NH, and an extended 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 from Ascot, England, Patti and Brian Naro from 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 on December 7, 1961 in New Orleans, LA and grew up 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 countless cousins.

Michael and Robin both graduated from Nashua, NH Sr. in 1979. High School.

Michael was a Masters Commercial and Industrial Plumbing Contractor, Consultant and author of several plumbing books. He gave several seminars and classes on plumbing throughout the country. He was president of Joyce Company in NC and at the time of his death was employed by Campbell Plumbing Mechanical Contractors, Jacksonville, FLA.

Robin studied Paralegal and Legal at Boston University. She had an Associates of Science in Business Management from Bryant & Stratton College, Henrietta. She was previously an Executive Legal Assistant at Dex One Corp, Cary, NC.

Mike guided, coached and gave generously to sports youth and inspired many children throughout his life. An accomplished fisherman and hunter, he leaves lifelong memories by sharing these hobbies with friends and family.

Robin generously gave 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 charities. She was a 4th degree Black Belt in Taekwondo from White Tiger Martial Arts in NC.

They were a lovely 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 can view Michael and Robin’s Tribute page and sign the online registry book at: https://www.joineranderson.com/

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations honoring Michael and Robin’s passion to inspire young people can be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua: https://www.bgcn.com/how-to-help/donate/

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