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McCALL, Joyce

February 17, 1934 – Bellshill, Scotland
December 6, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Joyce McCall formerly of Labrador City, Nfld, beloved wife of the late John McCall, passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the age of 80 years.

Joyce grew up during wartime in Glasgow, Scotland, and worked with the Hoover Corporation before getting married in 1956. She immigrated to Canada in 1968 and raised a family in Labrador City, Nfld. She moved to Calgary in 2010. She loved her grandchildren dearly and she embraced any new adventure that involved travel and connecting with family and friends. She enjoyed cross country skiing and impressed many with her outstanding sewing skills creating unique coats, dresses, rugs, and other gifts for her loved ones.

Joyce is survived by her brother Gilbert (Margaret), sons John (Janie) and Bill, daughter Joyce, grandsons Billy (Meaghan), Christopher, and Seamus, granddaughters Candace (Jesse), Katherine, Lisa, Rachel, Megan, and Cianna, great grandson Tyler, and great granddaughters Avah, Ciara, and Kinsley. She was predeceased by her husband John and her brothers Alexander, George, John, Robert, and James.

A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2:00p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Joyce McCall, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Trish & Michael :

    We are both devastated to lose such a friend, she will be remembered with love forever.

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  2. Trish & Michael :

    Our friend will be remembered with love for ever. Such a wonderful person, and super special friend. Such happy time to remember

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  3. Anita (McGrath) O'Hara :

    to the family of Joyce : I wish to express my sympathy to you all on the occasion of the sad passing of Joyce. I heard lots about both your Parents from my Brother , Ed McGrath and Maureen, and when ,
    My own Mother and Father visited Lab city they met them and always spoke of them. , I have a picture of your dear Mother at home here in Ireland and will pray for her soul.
    Kind regards. Anita McGrath O’Hara. Wexford Irelandk

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  4. Cathy and Victoria LeDrew :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all today.
    Bill, Megan & Cianna, we hope you help each other smile, remembering all the love and fun you had with every special moment spent with her.
    Joyce (& family) and John (& family), I wish you peace and happiness in sharing her loving memories.
    Rest in Peace Mrs McCall. we will miss your smile but we know that it beams still as you look down at your family with your husband by your side.

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  5. Karen Yates & Keith Cook :

    To Joyce and all the family. we send our deepest condolences on the loss of your dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother. While I did not know her very well, I remember her smiling face where ever she went. She was a lovely lady and will be greatly missed. Rest in peace Mrs. McCall.

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  6. Gerry and Carol Taylor :

    Our sincere condolences to the entire McCall Family at this extremely sad and stressful time. Carol and I have many fond memories of John and Joyce from the time we spent in Labrador City. She was, indeed, a delightful lady who always had a smile and kind word for everyone. She will be truly missed by her family and friends.

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  7. Joyce, Johnny, Billy and Families.
    You know the McGraths are thinking of you all. Joyce was one of my Mother’s dearest friends, part of the Fab Four (Maureen, Maxine, Trish and Joyce). We will remember her well.

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  8. Will remember Joyce with fondness, she was a beautiful lady, we shared a common love of sewing and I always enjoyed our chats together when we met in Lab. City. May your many memories of your Mom, Grandmother bring you much comfort as you morn her passing.

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