BUCHNER: Mrs. Joyce A., of St. Thomas, formerly of North Bay, Ontario
BUCHNER, Mrs. Joyce A., of St. Thomas, Ontario, formerly of North Bay, passed away at her residence, Caressant Care on Bonnie Place on Sunday, September 21, 2014, in her 91st year. Wife of the late John Buchner (1970). Dearly loved mother of Chris Buchner (Joanne), and Rod Buchner, all of St. Thomas. Proud grandmother of Christopher Buchner of New Westminster, BC, Laura Albert of Mattawa, Ashley Buchner (Jason Kmetz), and Michael Buchner, all of North Bay, and great grandmother of Alexis Buchner, Gabriel and Owen Albert, and Valo Kmetz. Dear sister-in-law of Jennifer Keddy of Perth, West Australia. Also fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. A brother, Wilf Keddy predeceased her. She was born on December 10, 1923 in Vancouver, BC. While in North Bay, Joyce formerly worked at the Sears Catalogue Office for a number of years, and was a volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross for over 20 years. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a reception to share memories of Joyce on Friday, October 3rd from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in The Common Room at Castle Arms 1, 440 Olive St., North Bay, Ontario. Memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).