In memory of
Joyce A. (DeAngelis) Sartorelli
A Memorial Mass and celebration of Paul and Joyce’s lives will be held in Rowley on Thursday August 13th at 8:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Parish in Rowley, 202 Main St. Rowley, MA 01969. Joyce passed away on June 23rd and reunited with her beloved husband Paul, who passed on June 7th after sharing 60 years of love and devotion. She was 80 years of age. Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Victoria (Campedelli) DeAngelis. Joyce attended local schools in Chelsea and graduated from Chelsea High School. She established the Broadway Dance Studio in Chelsea and for many years instructed dancing, organized recitals and pageants while mentoring countless children of Chelsea and the surrounding area. She volunteered extensively at St. Rose Church in Chelsea and was well known in the community. She was very active with the Chelsea Youth Commission and the Chelsea Zonta Club. Joyce was awarded “Chelsea Woman of the Year” by the Friends of the Chelsea Council on Aging. She and her husband, Paul, moved to Georgetown 17 years ago and came actively engaged in the community. She belonged to St. Mary’s Parish in Georgetown where she joined St. Mary’s Women’s Club, volunteered at St. Mary’s Youth Vacation Bible School and the Georgetown Council on Aging. She once again taught dance and exercise with all of these groups in Georgetown. She was the mother of Paul R. Sartorelli, Jr and his wife Christine of Lynnfield. Grandmother of Paul R. Sartorelli, III, Joseph Sartorelli and Andrew Sartorelli. Dear sister and sister-in-law of; the late Dominic DeAngelis and his wife Margaret of Tewksbury, Vincent J. Sartorelli and his wife Sandra of Amesbury, Mary Mahoney and her late husband Dennis and the late Claire and Thomas Harney, the late Carol A. and Robert Cataldo. She is also lovingly survived by her uncle and friend Al Campedelli of Winthrop and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and extended family members. ARRANGEMENTS: A Memorial Mass and celebration of Paul and Joyce’s lives will be held in Rowley on Thursday August 13th at 8:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Parish of Georgetown and Rowley, 202 Main St. Rowley, MA 01969. A family farewell and Funeral Mass was held at St. Mary’s Church in Georgetown. Services concluded with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, placed to rest together forever with her beloved husband. In lieu of flowers, should friends desire, contributions in Paul and Joyce’s memory should be directed to a favorite charity of one’s choice. We encourage family and friends who wish, to offer condolences at this time by means of the online guest book or to send a personalized sympathy card visit, see below. .
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