Sharkey, Joyce Theodora (McKloskey) Joyce Theodora (McKloskey) Sharkey, 77, formerly of Chevy Chase, MD died Monday, October 10, 2016. She was born on September 5, 1939, in Green Bay, WI to Theodore and Ruth McKloskey. Joyce graduated from Green Bay West High School and received her Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She spent most of her professional life in the Washington D.C. area. After private sector jobs with Stanford Research Institute and the Gulf South Research Institute, Joyce joined the U.S. Department of Labor in 1967 as an Economist. She retired in 1990 as a Special Assistant to the Administrator's Office of job training programs. Joyce enjoyed finance and politics and was an avid reader of the Wall Street Journal and loved mystery novels. She enjoyed light gambling, opera and gardening. Joyce is survived by her brother, Neil and his wife, Patricia McKloskey; and nephews, Erik and Michael McKloskey. She was preceded in death by her husband, James T. Sharkey; their beloved dogs, Cleo, Cindy, and Heidi; along with her parents; and sister, Janice Beck. Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com .
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