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Wednesday June 30th, 2021
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Joyce Keeley Brickhouse

Joyce Keeley Brickhouse born on May 14, 1944. Daughter of Francis John (Bud) and Maude Anita (Joyce) Keeley – passed away with her loving family by her side on Monday afternoon.

A Troy resident most her life, though she left the area in 1987 and lived in Columbia, NC where she met her husband of 29 years, Buddy Boy Brickhouse. While residing in Columbia NC, she graduated from the Albemarle College, was a jailer for the Tyrrell County sheriff’s department and a tax accountant. Prior to living in North Carolina, she was a waitress for many years at local diners-mostly known at the Gateway diner of Albany.

Fortunately, Joyce moved back to Troy in September 2016 to spend quality time with her family on a daily basis.

Joyce loved to take her kids fishing and taking them on long rides to nowhere but always ending up somewhere special that left lasting memories.

Joyce was predeceased by: Her loving son, David C Keefer Jr, Dad-Francis John (Bud) Keeley, Mom-Maude Anita Joyce (Ann Fonda) Stepfather Fred E Fonda Sr., Husband-Gerald G (Buddy Boy) Brickhouse Sr. along with Siblings: Kathleen (Keeley), Haralambopoulos, John Michael Keeley, Mary (Keeley) Valenti & Colleen (Keeley) Duesler.

Survived by her Children - Anitajoyce Keefer (Phil Leader), William J Keefer (Justine) and James Ashley.

Grandchildren: Heather Joyce Pallozzi (Dillon Keeney), Ashley Beaudoin (Brian), Ricky Pallozzi, Andrew Keefer (Emily) & William J Keefer Jr

Great Grandchildren: Logan Keough, Emily Isabella Joyce Pallozzi, Cooper Beaudoin, Declan Pallozzi, Cole Beaudoin, Gemma Joyce Keefer and Amelia Keeney

She is also survived by 2 step sons, 2 step daughters from North Carolina along with additional grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousin’s and Uncle Pete.

Siblings: Fred E Fonda Jr, Ann (Sissy) Winnicki (Mark)

Lastly, we cannot forget Her very special loyal dog; McClintock / Mac.

May you rest in Peace Mom – We Love You, Anitajoyce and Bill Keefer.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to our local hospice services .

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Joyce, Rest in Peace lady, And give Davey the Biggest hug from all of us. I can just picture all the great times you all will have , The gangs almost all there, not many left here. Love Always and Give Mom a great big hug, Many fond memories. Anita and Billy and family, my deepest condolences

Trudy Reed-Brown Jul 4 2021 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences to Joyces family. Even though I never met Joyce, my parents Jim and Joan Tierney shared stories and genealogy with Joyce on a regular basis. I know my parents greeted Joyce in to heaven with open arms. And they continue their stories. May perpetual light shine upon her.

Loretta Temple Jul 4 2021 12:00 AM

Bill and family, we were so sorry to hear that your mother had passed away. We know she meant a great deal to you and that you will miss her terribly. We hope that good memories bring you strength and comfort. Our deepest condolences.

Sharon & Kathryn Clancy Jul 2 2021 12:00 AM

We love Joyce like family, and or hearts go out to the family at this time, and prayers for your comfort will continue in the days and months to come.

Scott & Susan Jackson, Columbia Jun 30 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for the families loss Joyce was a good person

Denise Worthington Jun 29 2021 12:00 AM

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. With all our love,Denise Franze Keeney, Colin Keeney, Jr., and Dillon Keeney

Denise Franze Keeney, Colin Keeney, Jr., and Dillon Keeney Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Anita and family,Sending you comfort and love in this very difficult time.XO Jayson and Carrie Wick

XO Jayson and Carrie Wick Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

With loving memories of Cousin Joyce.Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.Peter & Teresa Keeley

Peter & Teresa Keeley Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Anita and family I pray for strength for you all, to get through the loss of your mom and grandmother. Joyce I will miss your laughter and your kindness. RIPDenise Gendron and Tori

Denise Gendron and Tori Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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