Michael Joly

Obituary of Michael P. Joly

Michael P. Joly, 39, of Brooklyn, CT, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 in Brooklyn, CT. He was born July 28, 1982 in Putnam, CT, son of Lynda (Dean) Joly and the late Ronald H. Joly, Sr. 

Michael was outgoing, friendly and had a contagious smile. He attended Brooklyn Schools, Woodstock Academy, Northeastern University and New England School of Law Boston, graduating Summa Cum Laude with his Law Degree. Michael was an Eagle Scout and a track and field standout. He was an avid sportsman and hunter. Michael would drop anything he was doing to help a friend in need. He had numerous friends from school, work, scouting, hunting and others he picked up along the way. Mary Ann Ponti was a very special person in his life. Also, his dog Lupa who never let Michael out of her sight.

In addition to his mother Lynda Joly of Brooklyn, CT, he leaves his uncle Richard Joly of Plainfield, CT, his siblings Kevin Joly of Brooklyn, CT; Maria Raszka and husband Scott of Woodstock, CT; Ronald Joly, Jr. and wife Kathy of Wentzville, MO; Wendy Goff and husband James of Bradenton, FL; Patricia Washington and husband Glen of Ellenton, FL and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donation may be made in Michael’s memory to Westfield United Church of Christ, 210 Main Street, Danielson, CT 06239 or to American Red Cross, Attn: Neil Brockway, 209 Farmington Ave. #3, Farmington, CT 06032.

Calling Hours will be Friday, August 27, 2021 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson, CT. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Westfield United Church of Christ, 210 Main Street, Danielson, CT. Masks must be worn in the Church. For those who are unable to attend, you can live stream the service at Westfielducc.org/live or YouTube.com/westfielducc. Share a memory at Gagnonandcostellofh.com.

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