Joyce Florena MacLauchlan
July 18, 1925 - November 3, 2020
Service Date: Friday, November 6, 2020
Service Time: 10:00 a.m. from MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel (by invitation only).
The death occurred as she lived her life, gently and peacefully, surrounded by family, after a brief stay at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, of Joyce Florena MacLauchlan (nee Deacon) of Stanhope in her 96th year. Predeceased by her devoted husband of 46 years, Alvin, in 1992.
Beloved mother of Blair (Donna), Alan, Robert (Lynn), Cecil (Cathy, deceased), Rena (Terry), and Christine. Loving Grammie of Alex, Eric, Kesh (Mark McDonald); Lacey, Eliza; Brody, Nicole, Craig; Mark, Stephen, and Lindsay MacLeod and Ben Hashimoto. Proud Great-Grammie of Declan, Harrison, Zara, Annabel, Hugo, Payton, and Colby.
Survived by her sister, Marjorie MacLauchlan (Harry, deceased) and sisters-in-law; Phyllis Deacon (Sterling, deceased), Wanda Mallett (Walter, deceased), Marguerite Ellis (Ken, deceased), and Joyce Skinner (John, deceased).
Predeceased by her parents Bruce and Sadie (MacPherson) Deacon of North Wiltshire; her siblings: Emerson (Jean), Lillian Ling (Harry), Victor (Queenie), Wilma Russell (Alton) and her in-laws: Walter (Violet), Edith MacCallum (Gregor), Malcolm (Erma), Gideon (Verna), Beth Ellis (Bruce), and Leslie (Winnifred).
Joyce will also be dearly missed by her many nieces, nephews, family, friends, and neighbours who knew her as a kind, caring, compassionate and independent soul.
Resting at MacLean Funeral Home Swan Chapel from where the service will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. (by invitation only). For those who wish to attend virtually, the service will be live-streamed at https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=19ff96ee-5018-459b-a58d-bba0e290d713. Interment in West Covehead Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no visitation by personal request. Donations to the Stanhope East Road Cemetery, West Covehead United Church Cemetery, Stanhope United Church, or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www.macleanfh.com
Another leaf has fallen from the family tree of life.