Joyce Marie Nuessle

Joyce Marie Nuessle

Joyce Marie Nuessle, 88, of Williamson, New York, formerly of Amherst, New York, and Venice, Florida, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and close friends on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, after a brief illness.

Joyce was born and raised in Missouri, where she met Pete. Joyce and Pete later moved to Amherst, where they raised their two boys.

In 1999, Joyce and Pete moved to Venice, where they lived in the Sawgrass community. Following Pete’s passing in 2016, Joyce moved to Williamson with her son Gary, where she became especially fond of her loving caregiver, Tonya Hillegeer.

Joyce is survived by her sons Gregg (Doreen) and Gary (Amy); grandchildren Brendan (Lisa), Alanna, Taylor and Madison; and step-grandchildren Dustin, Jasmine and Tristen.

Joyce was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lowell “Pete” Nuessle; her parents, Arthur and Neva Graupner, and her sister, Lois.

Services: A Celebration of Life will be observed on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. at Diamonds Seven Event Venue, 3877 N. Main St., Marion, NY. Online condolences can be expressed at

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association would be greatly appreciated.

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