THOMAS, Joyce Arlene “Momma Bear” – Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, in her 71st year. Joyce Arlene, dear daughter of the late Alice and Elwood Thomas. Beloved mother of Terry Thomas (Gail), Brenda Labelle (Raymond), Sylvain Meunier (Lisa), Marcelle Gilmour (Mike), and Danielle Cheval (Paul). Cherished Grandma of Sean, Erik, Karl, Joel, Sara, Cameron, Billie, Christian, Austin, Candice, Brandon, Chance and Dalton. Great Grandma of 4. Joyce Arlene will also be remembered by many other friends and neighbours. Visiting will be held at COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME, ASHBURNHAM CHAPEL, 840 Armour Road, on Sunday, January 26, from 2-4 pm, and on Monday January 27, from 10-11 am, with a Memorial Service to follow at 11 am, in the chapel. If desired, directions to the celebration, condolences to the family, or donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or The Muscular Dystrophy Association, may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling at 705-740-0444.