It is with great sadness that the family of Joyce announces her passing on April 12, 2014 at the age of 86.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Pat Paulovich, Terry and Laurie (Don) Pilling; grandchildren, Jan (Steve) Murray, Julie (Michael) Epple and Brian and Amy Pilling; great-grandchildren, Megan, Jenna and Samuel; siblings, Vivian (Frank) Smith and Jack Murray; sisters-in- law, Evelyn Irvine and Teresa Bracke; as well as numerous relatives and friends.
Joyce was predeceased by her former husband and friend Bernard in 1990; infant daughter Kathy; siblings, Eileen (Bill) Wald and Jean (Jack) Haguewood; sister-in-law Rosalie Murray; brothers-in-law, Alvin (Margaret), Julian Bracke, Jack Irvine and Milton (Vera); as well as dear family friend Sharon Rintoul.
The family would like to thank all of the staff and residents at Rosslyn Place for the friendship, care and compassion shown to Joyce during the four years she lived there.
A Prayer Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Connelly- McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street, Edmonton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at St. Matthew Parish, 13131-86 Street, Edmonton.
In memory of Joyce, donations may be made to the Edmonton Humane Society, 13620-163 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5V 0B2 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985 124 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5M 0H9.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Apr. 16, 2014