SYLTE, Agnes “Joan”
Passed away peacefully in Courtenay, B.C. on October 3, 2011. She was predeceased by her brothers Jack and Dick and her grandson Greg. Joan is survived and will be lovingly missed by her husband of 67 years Ed, her son Bruce (Cheryl) of Campbell River, her daughter Wendy (Craig) of Surrey, B.C., grandchildren; Jana (Derek), Justine (Trent), Jessica (Ryan), Carly (Mike), and Ammie (Darren), great grandchildren; Melissa (Nick), Jessica, Jennifer, Emily, and Rylan, great great grandchild Myah, sister Beverly Dingwall of Campbell River, sister-in-law Ann Stacy of Langley, B.C., uncle and aunt Zoe and Bob as well as many nieces and nephews.
Joan was a longtime member of Bay Community Church. She worked side by side with husband Ed in the commercial fishing industry and in her leisure time she enjoyed knitting and volunteering at the soup kitchen.. Joan was a loving wife, mother and grandmother to all her family and a wonderful friend.
If friends so wish, donations in Joan’s memory made to the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia, #202 – 306 Burnside Road West, Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1M1 would be appreciated. Many thanks from the family to the Casa Loma caregivers who lovingly cared for our Mom. A Celebration of Joan’s Life will take place on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 at 5 p.m. from Bay Community Church, 1105 Pritchard Road in Comox.