SILCOX: Mrs. Joyce (nee Fox), of Burlington, ON and formerly of Ancaster, St. Thomas & Frome.
SILCOX, Mrs. Joyce (nee Fox), of Burlington, formerly of Ancaster, St. Thomas and Frome, passed away at the Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Sidney A. “Sid” Silcox (2004). Dearly loved mother of Bob Silcox of Burlington, and Lynda Procé (Henry) of Coldstream, BC. Cherished grandmother of Brendan Procé, Christopher Procé (Leanne), Laura Bull (Jason), Jonathan Procé, Bethany Procé, and Jennifer Procé. She will be dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Born in Southwold Twp., ON, June 20, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Winnifred (nee Burley) Fox and the sister of the late Gerald Fox. She married Sid Silcox on June 1, 1940 and they had celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary before his passing in September 2004. Joyce was a well respected teacher at Mohawk College for many years and made lifelong friends there and everywhere she went. She was a member of Marshall Memorial United Church in Ancaster, where she faithfully served for 30 years. Joyce loved crossword puzzles, sudoku puzzles, lunches with friends and was an avid bridge player up until April of this year. Relatives and friends will be received on Thursday evening, April 24th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160). The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, April 25th at 10:30 a.m., with interment to follow in Frome Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated.