POMPANO BEACH, FL — Rosemary Joyce, Pompano Beach, Florida, passed away quietly in her sleep on Sunday, July 10, 2022.
She was a lifelong summer visitor to the Thousand Islands beginning in the late 1960s when her brother Michael owned the Anchor Marina in Cape Vincent, NY.
Rosemary had many close friends on both sides of the border and enjoyed countless summers visiting Mike and Jan Joyce on their island in Ivy Lea.
In her personal life Rosemary touched all the bases as a daughter, sister, cousin,
friend, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and many more.
In business she had an extensive and varied career as both an executive and a
business owner. She spent the past twenty four years as the head of internal
operations for Hargrave Custom Yachts, a prominent yacht builder headquartered
in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. and raised in Haddonfield, New Jersey, she
attended St. Mary of the Angels Academy in Haddonfield, NJ and graduated from
Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
At age 50 she decided she was ready for something new in her life and made the
decision to back to college and get her degree in nursing from Florida Atlantic
University in Boca Raton, FL.
Rosemary was working in the Critical Care Unit at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort
Lauderdale as a Registered Nurse when her brother Michael Joyce was just
starting the Hargrave Custom Yachts building program and recruited her to help
start putting together what was meant to be a family business from the very start.
Her wide background and experience in business proved invaluable in the growth
and success of the company. Today her son Michael DiCondina is the President of
Hargrave, and her son Thomas DiCondina is the head of all service operations.
She is survived by two sons Thomas (Maria) Dicondina and Michael (Shelley)
Dicondina, a brother Michael (Jan) Joyce, as well as grandchildren, nieces,
nephews, relatives, and friends all over the world.
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