89, Whitney Pier
It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Mildred ‘Millie’ Joseph on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at the MacGillvary Guest Home, Sydney, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Sydney, Millie was the daughter of the late Joseph and Victoria (Pittman) Jones.
Family was everything to Millie. She was a member of Holy Redeemer parish, Whitney Pier. She was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Branch 128, Legion Singers and Salvation Army Home League. Millie will be remembered by her family and friends for being kind hearted and very caring to everyone.
Millie is survived by her loving son, Wayne, Sydney; daughter, Charlene Stevens, Sydney; sister, Marjorie Lytwyn, Manitoba; grandchildren, Marie Hawco, Sydney, Carol (Blair Anderson), Yukon, Stephen (Stephanie) Joseph, Sydney, Shaun Joseph, Truro, and Ronald Jr. (Kelly) Joseph, Sydney; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Abigayl, Ava, Chelsea and Morgan; great-great-grandchild, Cooper; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Millie was predeceased by her husband, George in 1976; son, Ronald Peter in 2005; sister, Ada Tomko; brother, Joseph Jones; daughter-in-law, Brenda Joseph and son-in-law, Lawrence Stevens.
Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Mildred ‘Millie’ Joseph will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Sunday, Mar. 8, 2015. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with service to follow at 1 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Light refreshments will be served in the reception area following the service. Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks at a later date.
Donations in memory of Millie may be made to the Holy Redeemer Building Fund or a charity of one’s choice.
The family gives thanks to the staff at the MacGillvary Guest Home, for the care given to Millie during her time of need.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
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Wayne and Charlene
Expressions of our deepest sympathy are sent your way. Your mom was a true gem. We will keep you in our prayers.
From: Ellen and Jim Gushue, yellowknife