Joyce Gallagher

Joyce Elsie Gallagher

Tuesday, August 14th, 1934 - Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Gallagher, Joyce Elsie, 85 of Nakile Home for Special Care passed away peacefully on February 17,2020 at the home. Born in South Ohio she was a daughter to the late Irving Rhyno and the late Elsie (Allen) Kenney and Robie Kenney (step-father). Aside from her parents she was predeceased by her husband of 57 yrs Neil; son, Rodney; brother, Lawrence Rhyno; grandson, Scott. She is survived by brother Eugene Rhyno, daughters, Susan (Dennis) Amon, Rockville; Darlene Renaud, Massachusetts; daughter in law, Barbara Gallagher, Massachusetts; grandchildren, Rodney (Little Neil); Brenda; Sherri; Corey; Kelly; Kimberly; Casey; Tyler; 17 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; and special friend Clifford. Joyce was a homecare worker in her early years, also working in the Fair Department Store in Massachusetts. She loved to go for rides on the back of her husband Neil’s Gold Wing motor cycle, family get togethers with all the kids, thoroughly loved and enjoyed spending time with her family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. A Memorial Service will be held , Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 2pm from Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. Rev A.D Bill Newell officiating. Interment in Chegoggin Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations can be made to the Temple Baptist Church Seniors Club ,Shyft house or the Alzheimer Society. Online condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guestbook online at:
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 2:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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    Rev. A.D. "Bill" Newell
  • Interment

    Chegoggin Cemetery
    Chegoggin, NS
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Cindy Napolitano

Posted at 10:54am
Such a sad time. My thoughts are with your family. We have been hearing about and listening to Joyce on the phone for a few years now. She has been a loving mom. She has been a confused woman for a while. She is at rest now. She will be missed.
Love coming your way from Massachusetts.

Helen Bain

Posted at 06:48pm
God Bless you all. Prayers. Deepest Sympathy to all. A Angel in Heaven

Barbara Gallagher

Posted at 02:17pm
Our hearts are with all of you. Barbara ,Neil,Brenda and Sherri , Kathy and Paul Hudon and families.
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