April 22, 1936 - October 28, 2017
Passed away in Ottawa, on Saturday, October 28th, 2017, at the age of 81. Predeceased by her beloved husband David and by her brother Ian. She is survived by her stepchildren Peter (Sandra Kayem) and Victoria (François Lapointe) and by her step grandchildren Julie, Philip, David and Sarah. Also survived by her sister Lois (Gary McConville) and numerous nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces and great great nephews and nieces.
Joyce graduated from the McGill law faculty in Montreal in 1959. She was one of only 26 women who graduated in law at McGill, in all of the nineteen forties and fifties. She practiced law in Montreal for 30 years. When she and her husband retired, they relocated to Ottawa.
Visitation will be held at the Saint Isidore Roman Catholic Church, 1135 March Road, in Kanata, on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 10:00am. Followed by a funeral at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Hospice care Ottawa program for the Hein house would be appreciated.