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JACKSON, Joy Diane

June 20, 1945 – August 10, 2019

Joy Jackson (Hume) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 while vacationing in the Okanagan after a long journey through illness.

Joy will be remembered with love by her husband George; her daughter Jemison (Ingo Abresch); and her only grandchild, Iiles. She will also be remembered by her brother Peter Hume; sisters-in-law Penny Hume and Janet Jackson; brother-in-law Dale Harvey; nephews and nieces, Ross (Gabi), Dana, Kate (Calvin) and David; and by special family Eric and Connie Morris, Chris Morris, Sarah Ferguson and Murlyne Fong, and by Al Ducharme. Joy was pre-deceased by her son Christopher; her brother Jim Hume; and her sister-in-law Joan Harvey.

In addition to being a loving wife, a devoted mother and a doting grandmother, Joy was a retired teacher and school counsellor, who earned her master’s degree in 1993. She was passionate about children’s rights, inclusive education and kids’ mental well-being. An artist at heart, Joy was accomplished in both culinary creations and fibre arts, and created many memorable meals and crocheted keepsakes for those she loved. Joy had a flair for fashion and a love of colourful clothing and unique jewelry. Her quiet intelligence and kind spirit touched many lives.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com. In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to consider making a charitable contribution to any agency that serves children in need.

In living memory of Joy Jackson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Brigitte Abresch

    My wish for you is one of peace and comfort as you celebrate the life of a very special person, Joy Diane Jackson.
    With heartfelt sympathy
    Love Brigitte

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  2. My heartfelt sympathy to Joy’s family. She willed be missed by all family and friends and she made a difference in all the lives that she touched . Love to all

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  3. My heart goes out to you in this time of sorrow. please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. I am so glad I had a chance to meet Joy during my visits to Calgary and luckily to have the chocolate cake (one of my favorites).

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  4. My heart goes out to you in this time of sorrow. please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. I am so glad I had a chance to meet Joy during my visits to Calgary and luckily to have the chocolate cake she baked. (one of my favorites).
    Love to all.
    Lily

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  5. Bob and Dianne Leonhardt

    We were very sorry to read about Joy’s passing. Our best wishes are with you, George, and with all of Joy’s family.

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  6. Susan Montgomery

    My condolence on your huge loss. Joy, and you George, were part of my tribe at Hull school.
    I still make many an appie I learnt from her. She was the hostess with the mostess in the truest sense! And that’s not the biggest role she played by far.
    Much love to you and yours,
    Susan Montgomery

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  7. Jem and family – My condolences for the loss of your Mother.

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