Joyce (Pugh) Ford passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Central Okanagan Hospice House in Kelowna, just three weeks before her ninety-first birthday. Joyce showed determination and grace while fighting a lengthy battle with cancer. Joyce was a wonderful mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be remembered for her loving nature and sense of humour, and was always ready to embark on new adventures. She had a kind heart and was always there to lend a hand to those in need. She will be greatly missed.
Joyce is survived by her daughters: Lark Ford of West Kelowna and Wendy Dunn (John) of Calgary, her sons: Glenn (Kathy) of Whitehorse and Don (Debbie) of Toronto; Grandchildren: Christopher, Jennifer (Joe), Kenny (Penny) and Ashley Ford and Katherine, Laura and James Dunn; Great Grandchild: Berkley Ford; One sister: Mary (Pugh) Haugrud. Predeceased by brothers: Raymond, Rollo, Burton, Doug, Rodger and sisters: Ruth, Betty and Dorothy.
A memorial service will be held at the Westbank United Church, at 11am on Friday, October 21, 2016, followed by a tea in the Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Central Okanogan Hospice House,
2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna. BC V1Y 2Z6, 1-250-763-5511, http://hospicecoha.org or Westbank United Church,
3672 Brown Road, Westbank, BC, V4T1P7, firstname.lastname@example.org
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfielduneralhome.com