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Joyce Gloria Vincent
October 27, 1935 - November 22, 2014
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<div itemprop="description">VINCENT, Joyce Gloria -79, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday November 22, 2014 in the Dartmouth General Hospital. She suffered with a number of illnesses including Parkinson&rsquo;s Disease and had most recently resided at Oceanview Continuing Care Centre.<br />Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Charlotte and Robert Goodhew.<br />Joyce grew up on Pepperell Street in Halifax. In her younger years, she was a member of St. Paul&rsquo;s Church and a member of the Anglican Young People&rsquo;s Association of St. Philip&rsquo;s Church in Halifax. She attended Queen Elizabeth High School and later graduated from the Halifax Regional Vocational School with a Certificate in Stenography. She began her career at Maritime Tel and Tel. She enjoyed playing softball and was an avid bowler, bowling in various leagues and tournaments, and later in the Brightwood Bowling League. Through her love of bowling, she met the love of her life, Chester. Together they chose to raise their family in Dartmouth where Joyce was an active member of the parish and church choir at Emmanuel Anglican Church. Joyce also worked as a crossing guard on Wyse road for many years and enjoyed seeing the children everyday.<br />Joyce is survived by her husband of almost 47 years, Chester; daughter Susan (Steven) Brown; son, Steven; grandchildren, Dylan and Hayley; sisters, Barbara Goodhew, Carol (David) Bass, Beverley (Bill) Foley, Diane McIntyre; and several cousins, nieces and nephews and dear friend Joyce Lewis.<br />Visitation will be held on Thursday November 27 from 6-8 pm in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth where the funeral will take place on Friday November 28, at 2pm, Rev Bruce Murray officiating. Reception to follow. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.<br />Flowers are welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson&rsquo;s Society, Maritime Region.<br />The family wishes to thank the staff and nurses of Oceanview Continuing Care Centre, the Dartmouth General Hospital, and Dalhousie Family Medicine.<br />Online condolences may be made by visiting, Dartmouth Chapel.<br /></div>