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WARDLAW, Joyce Doreen (nee Pateman)

June 23, 1923 – Edmonton, England
September 18, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Joyce Wardlaw of Calgary passed away on Thursday September 18, 2014 at the age of 91 years.

Joyce was born in Edmonton, England, the youngest daughter of Louisa and William Pateman. She was a member of the WRENS during WWII. It was during the war that she met Sam. They married after the war and Joyce immigrated to Montreal in 1946. Joyce and Sam later moved their family to Rougemont south of Montreal.

Joyce is survived by her son and daughter-in-law David and Sue Wardlaw; daughter and son-in-law Nancy and Wilfred Thiele; daughter-in-law Elaine Wardlaw; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Matt), Amy (Lou), Lindsay (Isaac) and Christopher (Jacqueline); four great-granddaughters, Meghan, Olivia, Caitlin and Emma; as well as relatives in England and extended family and friends in Rougemont, QC. She was predeceased by her husband Sam and her son John.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held in Rougemont at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, or to Calgary Meals on Wheels, 5759 80 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 4S6 Telephone: (403) 243-2834,

In living memory of Joyce Wardlaw, 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. Bob & Lil Graham :

    Our deepest sympathy Dave, Sue and family on the passing of your Mom. Indeed, it is always difficult when one’s Mother leaves us on this planet. We do hope that the many pleasant memories eases the pain and void at this time. May your Mom rest in peace in our Good Lord’s Arms.
    Peace Bob & Lil Graham

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  2. Sorry for the loss, she will be missed
    from Eli and family

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