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HOWES, Joyce Elizabeth

1928 – 2014

Joyce Elizabeth Howes, beloved wife of Lennon Patrick Howes of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the age of 85 years.

Joyce was born on November 21, 1928 in Limerick, Ireland, to Lionel and Violet Watts. She met Len Howes in Limerick, Ireland, where they married and started a family. They immigrated with their four daughters to Montreal in 1963 and then moved to Bellefeuille, Quebec, where they continued to live until Len’s retirement when they moved to Calgary. Joyce will be remembered for her lovely spirit, her great sense of humour, and her devotion to her husband, children and grandchildren. Joyce is predeceased by her husband Len and her daughter Dawn Raven. She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Linda and Greg Fawcett of Toronto, ON, Sandra and Angelo D’Amico of Montreal, QC, and Carol Howes of Calgary; nine grandchildren, Kim and Wendy; Nigel and Jeffrey; Marc, Ryan and Robert; and Jessica and Joshua and their father Mark Reynolds; and seven great-grandchildren. Joyce is also survived by her sister, Patsy, and her brother Lionel (Mike). A Private Family Prayer Service will be held.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society ( Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Joyce Howes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Linda, Sandra and Carol,
    No matter how old our mom is when we lose her it is such a sad time. With time the good memories will be the ones you remember and enjoy.
    Lots of love to you and your families.
    Maxine, Tim, Teresa and Alan, Ryan

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  2. Nigel and Margorie :

    Our thoughts are definitely with all of the sisters – hope you three are doing ok. Jess and Josh – I know how close you were with Grandma too. We’ll look back on good memories when we’re all together next in the coming months.

    Lots of love – see you guys soon.
    Nigel and Margorie

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  3. I’m very sorry for your loss.Your mom always had a smile and always made me feel welcome.My deepest condolences to you all.

    Kevin Fegan

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