On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Joel Aery of Troy NY passed unexpectedly from this life to his home in heaven with Jesus Christ, his Lord and Savior. He was 42.
He is survived by his parents, Thomas and Janet Aery of Colonie, NY, his sisters Bethany and Kaitlyn and their spouses (Matt, Theresa), nephew Michael Clerico, niece Isabella Clerico, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Joel was predeceased by his brother Nathaniel in 1982.
Joel was born on June 5, 1980 in Albany NY. He held an associate’s degree in Construction Technology from Hudson Valley Community College. For many years he owned and operated his own residential roofing business.
Joel had a God given talent for playing guitar and leading worship. He had a heart for the underprivileged and hurting, especially children and youth. He ministered on many short term mission trips to Guatemala, India, Haiti, and especially the Dominican Republic.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Saturday, April 08, 2023 from 11 AM - 1 PM. At Joel’s request, a private memorial service will be held at a time to be determined.
Donations can be made to the memory of Joel Aery to International Accelerated Missions (iamoutreach.org) or sent to IAM Headquarters Office, 114 Rock Rd, Berne NY 12023.
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