Passed into Glory, at age 81, on December 23, 2014, in the presence of her Lord. Beloved mother of Valerie (Rocky) Moretti, Tammy (Trevor) Langford, Julie (Don) Reid, and Steve (Patricia). Loved Nanny of Myrna, Stella, Talia, Taddeo, Nicholas (Anna), Aidan, Trevor (Samantha), Samantha (Frank), Tyler, Royce, and Ryan. Loving great grandmother of Seth, Travis, Frankie, Kayla, Audrey. Dear sister-in-law of Judy (the late Lou) Veres. Predeceased by her parents Charles & Lillian Hossie, her 5 siblings and their spouses. Joy will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Mum lived a life of Faith to the fullest and shared it with everyone with whom she came in contact. She was a public school teacher and a leader within the churches that she served throughout her life. Joy was active in choirs, UCW, CGIT, The Downtown Mission and numerous other committees in Windsor and Burlington. Mom was also a chaplain at Hotel Dieu Hospital and provided pastoral care to seniors and to those with disabilities. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to, or the charity of one’s choice. Cremation has taken place. On Saturday January 3, 2015, family and friends are invited to Glenwood United Church, 1825 Grand Marais Rd. W. for visiting after 1 pm followed by a celebration of Joy’s life at 2 pm. (Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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