Joy, Agnes Cecilia
Birth: Tuesday, November 22, 1938 in Hollywood, Maryland
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 at the age of 77
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Agnes "Piggy" Cecilia (Abell) Joy, 77, of Hollywood, MD passed away at her home on May 3, 2016. She was born, the youngest of 8 children, on November 22, 1938 in Hollywood, MD to the late Ethelbert and Mary Louise Abell.
Piggy was a homemaker and full-time family woman. In her younger years, she enjoyed playing softball with her husband, Buddy, coaching on the sidelines. She loved to play Bingo and was always up for a game of Pitch. She and Buddy loved hosting pool parties at their home and were notorious for their creative Halloween costumes. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and had more friends (that are more like family) than we can count.
In addition to her parents, Piggy was predeceased by her beloved husband, Sherman (Buddy) Joy, her brother, Bert Abell, and her sisters, Irene Hayden, Anita Hayden, and Margaret Jane Mattingly.
Piggy is survived by her children: Pam Bohmann (Glenn), Bubby Joy (Pam), Dawn Tennyson (Robbie), and Bobby Joy (Margaret). Also left grieving her loss are her sisters: Dorothy Clarke, Mary Lou Bassford, and Theresa Spalding. She also leaves behind 9 grandchildren: Brandy Sutor (Rob), Chad Joy (Louise), Josh Bohmann (Annie), Erin Johnson (Brad), Jackie Ellis (Tyler), Tanor Joy, Montana Joy (Daniel Harris),Connor Joy, and Garrett Joy. Missing their Mommom Piggy will be her great-grandchildren: Owen, Evan, and Alex Sutor, Ryan, Gavin, and Isabella Joy, and Wesley Johnson. Lastly, Piggy leaves behind a long list of friends and extended family whom she loved so much.
Family and friends will be received for Piggy's Life Celebration on Monday, May 9, 2016 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm with prayers beginning at 7:00pm at Brinsfield Funeral Home, PA, 22955 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Raymond Schmidt on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 11:00am at St. John's Francis Regis Catholic Church, 43927 St. John's Rd., Hollywood, MD 20636. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens, 26325 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Honorary pall-bearers will be her 7 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, PO Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650; The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 79, Hollywood, MD 20636; or The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 7, Hollywood, MD 20636. Arrangements by Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.