Family launches search party seeking elderly Bath Beach woman missing three days

After three days with no leads as to where missing 88-year-old Mary Joyce-Bonsignore could be, family members will be launching a search party on July 20 at 5 p.m. outside the missing woman’s Bath Beach home, according to family members.

Joyce-Bonsignore, who is reported by family to suffer from Alzheimer’s, was last seen on Monday, July 17 at approximately 8:30 a.m. in front of her residence on 19th Avenue between Bath Avenue and Cropsey Avenue, according to police.

Joyce-Bonsignore is described by authorities as a white woman standing approximately 5’8″ and weighing close to 140 pounds with blue eyes and white hair. Family member say she was last seen wearing a straw hat, blue pants, a red and white shirt, brown slippers and a silver identification bracelet.

Anyone with information about the missing woman’s whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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