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Cape Breton Deaths September 26, 2014 Friday
There was 1 obituary published today
Joyce Margaret Hill - 52 yrs
Joyce Margaret Hill
Born In: Sydney
Passed in: Beechmont
Passed on: September 24th, 2014
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our loving mother, grandmother,
sister, aunt and friend Joyce Hill on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at the Northside General
Hospital, with her family by her side; who passed away gracefully after her courageous
battle with cancer.
Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Leo Deveaux and Pauline Hill.
She enjoyed having a household of friends and family to visit with and cook for them. She
was an avid bingo player and enjoyed going with her sister Isabel to the games. Joyce was
a wonderful mother and loved spending time with her children. She loved going to her
grandson Logan's hockey games, watching and cheering him on. Joyce has arrived in
heaven to wrap her arms around and keep her unborn granddaughter warm and close to her
Joyce is survived by her loving children, Brenda Hill (Nadine), Colleen Hill (Lucas),
Katie Hill (Clayton), Clayton Hill, her pride and joy, Logan Snow. She is also survived by
her sisters, Velma, Isabel, Marilyn (Chuck) Bissett, Leona (Bernie) MacDonald, Lorraine
and Catherine (Glen); brothers, Wilburn (Shirley), Nelson (Helen), Winston, Frank (Shelly)
and Douglas (Joyce); nephew Sheldon; cousin, Alex who were always there for her; many
nieces, nephews, and cousins as well as the family pets, Monroe and Toby.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Raymond and sister, Lillian.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the S.W.
Chant & Son Funeral Home, 564 Alexandra St., Sydney, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial
service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 in the funeral home chapel with Rev.
Sheldon Chant officiating.
Donations may be sent to the Palliative Care Unit or the Cancer Centre.
The family would like to thank Dr. Ignacio, the staff of 4W Northside Hospital, the cancer
centre staff and Tom MacNeil for your care and compassion given to our mother during her
Online condolences may be sent to our web page at www.chantfuneralhome.com