February 14, 1933 – August 12, 2014
In the company of her children, Joyce passed away peacefully at the Ottawa Heart Institute at the age of 81. Joyce grew up in Greenock, Scotland, the daughter of the late William (Wylie) and Margaret (Peggy) Fleming. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Peter Wiggins, with whom she immigrated to Canada in 1955 and lived for a time in Calgary, AB, St. Catharine's, ON, Arvida, QC and finally Ottawa, ON. Joyce is also survived by her dearest sister Mhairi (John) Newton. Mom will be sadly missed by her children Steve (Liz), Dave (Sue), Sue (Terry) and her adored grandchildren Chris, Mike, Dan, Cindy, Jenna, Jeff, Owen, Josh, Erica and Liam. Joyce leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews in New Zealand and Australia. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Martin's Anglican Church, 2120 Prince Charles Dr., Ottawa, on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation or the Breast Cancer Society of Canada.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Aug. 16, 2014