Death Notice
  • "Joy - a delightful and delicious lady. So blessed to have..."
  • "In memory of our dear friend Joyous Joy, as she will always..."
    - Nell Evans

Joyce Isabel (Joy):
Peacefully on September 8, 2018, at Mary Doyle Lifecare, Havelock North, aged 92. Loved daughter of Walter and Jessie. Loved sister of Bob, Jock, and Peter (all deceased). Treasured aunt of Ian, Aileen; Sue, Jane, Fiona; David, Gary, Anne and all their respective partners. Treasured great-aunt of Kate and Sarah; Sophie; Mink and Nicholas; Benjamin; Hannah; Josh, Isabelle, Steph, Matthew; Angus and Roslyn. Loving aunt to all her great-great-nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the staff of Mary Doyle for their excellent care of Joy. Joy's life will be celebrated at "Crestwood", 615 Heretaunga St East, Hastings, on Friday, September 14, 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joy to Cranford Hospice would be welcomed and could be left at the service or online at Message tributes to the family can also be made online at or posted to the "Archibald Family" C/- PO Box 967, Hastings 4156.


Published in Dominion Post on Sept. 12, 2018