Joan (Betty) ROY

ROY, Joan (Betty)

Born February 12, 1937, in Melfort, Saskatchewan and raised in Star City, Saskatchewan. In her typically brave and courageous nature she fought cancer. Joan passed away at home in the loving arms of her family on February 5, 2006. She is survived by Ray Roy; daughters Beverley (Ig) Whelan, Jackie (Dan) Lindsay, Michelle Roy; grandson Joe; her loving dog Daisy; sisters, Shirley (Forrest) Holmes and Lillian Lewko and many nieces nephews and friends. She is predeceased by parents, Howard and Dot Nichols; brothers Murray and Archie Nichols and sisters Inez Jacobs and Morna MacDonald Ledoux. She lived a full and good life, loved and respected the earth and all its creatures. She is now tending Heavens gardens. It was an honour and a privilege to care for you and keep you safe in our arms until you went to be with God. We love you with all our hearts, your family XO. A memorial service for Joan will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at Sands Funeral Chapel, Nanaimo. A reception will follow at 3:00 PM at Cedar Community Hall in Cedar. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cedar Heritage Centre or Nanaimo Home Care Nursing (Palliative Care). Condolences may be offered at

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