McInnis & Holloway
Funeral Homes

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
“The opportunity to serve” is the highest compliment
McInnis & Holloway could receive.
Call (403) 243-8200 or 1-800-661-1599

REID, Joyce Elaine

May 18, 1947 – Trochu, Alberta
October 1, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Joyce was born on May 18, 1947 in Trochu, AB. She worked forty-seven years with the Alberta Health Region her first and only job. Started with the Grey Nuns at the Holy Cross Hospital in the Discharge office then later moved to several locations until their permanent location at Southport Road.  She loved curling, bowling, singing in choirs and Canadian Girls In Training (CGIT).

Her life could be summed up in three words: Dedicated, Kind and Loyal.

Joyce is survived by her daughter Carrie Reid. Cousins: Brian (Joan), Diane (Bill), Connie (Jim), Charlie (Mryna) and Judy Aiken. Long time friends, Joan McLauchlin and Pat and Dave Kelly; as well as numerous extended family members and other friends.

Joyce was predeceased by her parents, Ernie and Phyllis Sim, her cousin Bonnie, and her two aunts Beth Battensby and Doris Pearson.

Carrie would like to thank the staff at Carewest Sarcee who made Mom’s last 3 years of care feel like an extended family. Your dedication, love and impeccable care made me feel comforted each time I visited her, Dr Paul Gladman and our Westminster/Living Spirit family.

Funeral Services will be held at Living Spirit United Church (629 – 49th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the church hall.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

Donations in Joyce’s honor may be made directly to Camp Wohelo, CGIT Edmonton Board of Edmonton Society P.O. Box 66067 Heritage Postal Outlet Edmonton, AB T6J 6T4

In living memory of Joyce Reid, 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.

Offer Condolence for the family of REID, Joyce Elaine

Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Condolence Messages

  1. Sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts are with you.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  2. Sharon Szymanek :

    Carrie, I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with your mom at Southport and she was a truly lovely human being. I’m sorry you couldn’t have had more years with her. May she Rest In Peace.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  3. Colleen Weitz :

    Carrie, I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing, Your mom was my boss at The Holy Cross Hospital many years ago, she was such a wonderful women and worked so hard all her life. My thoughts and prayers are with you and her family.
    Colleen Weitz

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  4. Carrie
    So sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. She was such a gentle soul. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sue Brodrick

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  5. Gillian Aitken :

    Carrie,
    We were so sad to hear about your Mom’s passing, both Patti and I are holding you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  6. Gail Fournier :

    Carrie, I’m sorry for your loss. Hold onto your loved ones and memories and keep your friends close to help you through this sad and difficult time.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  7. Bev Laurendeau :

    Carrie. Sorry to hear about your mom. I worked with her back in the seventies at the Holt Cross Hospital. She was always so happy and bubbly. She will be missed

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  8. susan chambers :

    Dear Carrie,
    So heartbroken to hear of the passing of your Mom – always kind, gentle, and positive – so much like you are. Always know your Mom is not very far away, and will always love you. You were and are, an exceptional daughter.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  9. Carrie
    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Thinking of you. With sympathy, Libby Quirk, Joanne & Greg Williams

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  10. Carrie
    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time. With sympathy, Libby Quirk, Joanne & Greg Williams

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  11. Dear Carrie, so sorry to hear about Mum. I have wonderful memories of Joyce throughout the years. The two of you with your million $ smiles. May your many wonderful memories together and your love for each other live on in your heart forever. Sorry I can’t join you today. Blessings and prayers, Wilma

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  12. Gisele Sweetland :

    Carrie.

    Deepest condolences. She may be gone, but her presence will always be in your heart. You will think of her often, and she will never completely leave this world as long as you are here. Bless you today.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  13. Sandy vigrass :

    Dear Carrie
    My deepest condolences on the loss of your lovely Mom. She was so sweet and I always remember her with a smile on her face. Cherish your special memories of her. With warm wishes and a big hug for you.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Leave Your Condolence

*

Please note: Your condolences will go to our moderator for approval and once approved will be published to this page. In order to confirm this has been completed by a human, kindly answer the below equation. *