JOYCE KENNEDY Passed away peacefully at home in Newmarket on Thursday, January 31, 2013 in her 66th year. Loving wife of Carl for 46 years. Beloved mother of Lisa and Allyson and her husband Kevin Watts. Proud Nana of Katelyn and Adam. Predeceased by her father Anthony Galea. Survived by her mother Mary Galea, brothers Carm (Sharon) Galea and Michael (Susan) Galea and sister Laura (Dennis) Ford. Joyce was born on November 13, 1946 in Malta. She spent most of her life working as an elementary school teacher. After retiring from teaching, Joyce worked as a visual merchandiser at Sears. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed spending time with her family. Friends may call at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. S., Newmarket, for visitation on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Chrysostom Church, 432 Ontario St., Newmarket on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 10 a.m. followed by a reception to celebrate Joyce's life at Madsen's Greenhouse, 160 Bayview Pkwy., Newmarket from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The family wishes to express our sincere thanks to Dr. Norma Yoneyama, Dr. Arnell Baguio, Dale Anderson RN and Vickie Singleton from the CCAC Palliative Care Team. Your kindness and care have been most appreciated. Donations in memory of Joyce can be made to the
. Online condolences may be made at www.roadhouseandrose.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 2, 2013