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HEPBURN, Joy Ellen It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Joy Hepburn on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Toronto General Hospital, at the age of 70. Joy is survived by her beloved husband Don of 49 years. Proud and loving mother of Jennifer Cosgrove (Sean), and Stephen Hepburn (Yenny). Joy was a cherished and much loved grandmother to Quinn, Aiden, Tyler and Ava. Lovingly remembered by her father, Lorne Shaw, and predeceased by her mother, Joyce Shaw. Joy will be dearly missed by her siblings Larry (Mary), John (Kathy), David (Sandie), cousin Sandy Atley (John), and predeceased by brother Steve. Joy will be fondly remembered by sisters-in-law Diane Hepburn, Chriss Shaw, Brenda Shaw, her grandchildren and her nieces and nephews. A Visitation will be held on Friday, November 29th, Chapel Ridge Funeral Home (8911 Woodbine Ave., Markham, Ont.), from 5 - 8 p.m. A Celebration Service of Joy's life will be held on Saturday, November 30th, Chapel Ridge Funeral Home, 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Joy's smile, hugs and genuine interest and compassion for others will be dearly missed. Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at

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Published in York Region News from Nov. 16 to Nov. 23, 2019.
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