Willow Joyce “Joy” Docksteader

Joy Docksteader (nee Relyea), in her 82nd year, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Wed., March 16, 2011.

She was the loving wife of Carl of Greely and the dearest mother of Linda (Malcolm MacIntosh), Karen (Norman Bowley), Robyn (Paul English), Ronnie (Paula Ellis), Dawn (Colin Doyle), and Randy (Lorie Robinson). She will be dearly missed by her 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of Alan Relyea of Blackpool, England, and was predeceased by parents Douglas and Laura Relyea, and sister Winona Pulleyblank.

Friends paid their respects at the Daniels Funeral Chapels Inc. in Winchester on Fri., March 18. The funeral was held in the Winchester Wesleyan Church on Sat., March 19, presided by Malcolm MacIntosh, Rev. Thurland Brown, Rev. Mike Versluis, Rev. Bruce North, and Pastor Joshua Docksteader. The pallbearers were her grandsons. Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville followed the service.

The family has requested donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Gideons International, or the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.