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Joy M. Walsh

July 15, 1936 ~ July 5, 2019 (age 82)

West Sand Lake - Joy M. Pultz Walsh, 82, of Tollgate Road died Friday, July 5, 2019, at St. Peter's Hospital after a long illness.

Born in Redrock, NY, she was daughter of the late Charles "Slim" Pultz and Hilda Briggs Faulkner Pultz and wife of the late William A. Walsh. Joy had resided in West Sand Lake since 1972 and was a graduate of Chatham High School. 

She has held many positions throughout the years. She was employed by Oak Manufacturing in Illinois, Albany Woolen Mill in Rensselaer, and most recently she was a clerk for New York State Attorney General’s Office retiring in 2003.

Joy was a Sunday school teacher, a Boy and Girls Scout Leader, and a 4-H leader. She was also a member of the Nassau Seniors.    

Survivors include two sons, Donald James (Joanne) Hover, Stoughton, WI and John Patrick (Maryellen) Walsh, Albany; nine grandchildren, William (Sherry), Edward (Maria), Joey, Tina, Erica (Todd Farmen), Sean, Bryon, Stacie and Emma; eleven great grandchildren, Brendon, Connor, Meghan, Nicholas, Colin, Kylie, Kieara, Christopher, Joel, Julianna and Matthew; a sister, WeeBell (Donald) Robinson, New Concord; a brother,  Roger Pultz, Stillwater and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a son, William Joseph Walsh and a step brother, Paul Faulkner.

Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc.  276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 3-6 PM with a funeral service at 6PM.

Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery New Concord.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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