Joyce Neely

Joyce W. Neely

1932 - 2021

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Obituary of Joyce W. Neely

Joyce Sidwell (Wilson) Neely, 89 of Old Saybrook peacefully entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on October 27, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Maynard Neely who predeceased her on November 24, 2019. Joyce was born August 2, 1932 the daughter of the late Ernest and Sidwell (Beecher) Wilson. She was predeceased by her three brothers, Warren, Ernest Jr. and Fred and her sister, Phyllis Kelley. Joyce leaves her children, Joyce Browning and her husband Carlton, of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, Ralph M. Neely, Jr. and his wife Louise of Old Saybrook, Linda Mengel and her husband Guy of Bealeton, Virginia, Kathy Johnstone and her husband Jeff of Ashland, Virginia, and Pam Rankin and her husband Jay of Old Saybrook. She is also survived by her 14 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. They were all loved and important to her. Joyce enjoyed oil painting and singing. Family was always in her prayers. She loved her husband of 69 years well and faithfully. Joyce was diligent and particular about her responsibilities, affectionate, good sense of humor and fun. We had many a laugh over her vivid imagination. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at The Emmanuel Baptist Church, 195 Old Boston Post Road in Old Saybrook on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 12:00PM. Interment will be privately held in the Cypress Cemetery in Old Saybrook. To share a memory of Joyce or send a condolence to her family please visit Arrangements are in the care of the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in

Celebration of Life Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Monday, November 1, 2021
Emmanuel Baptist Church
195, Old Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, , Connecticut, United States