Joy (Cannard) Hopkin

Born: Mon., Jul. 2, 1923
Died: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
Location: Community of Christ Church

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
Location: Community of Christ Church

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Joy Hopkin nee. Cannard
July 2, 1923 - October 6, 2018
passed away peacefully at the Manitoulin Lodge in Gore Bay at the age of 95.
Former resident of Spring Bay.

Predeceased by husband Lloyd Hopkin.
Loved mother of
Reg (Gaye) of Keswick,
Willis (predeceased) (Judi) of Kitchener,
John of Mindemoya,
Julia (Ron Lafontaine) of Mindemoya,
Mark (predeceased) and
Evan (Joyce) of Edmonton,

Cherished grandmother of
Sean (Heidi), Travis (Julie), Sarah, Adam (Jenn), Rachel, Marsha (Tim), Lisa (Jeff), Mark (Teresa), Matt and Derek.

Great grandma of
Allyson, Hayden, Nessa, Jordyn, Alex, Dean, Ellie, Jeremy, Jovie, Fiona, Taren, Arden and Corben.

Predeceased by siblings,
D.O. Cannard (Sarah), Glen Cannard (Jean), Mary Jean Bates (Harold)

Loved by many nieces and nephews.

Joy was a wonderful mother, a great cook and an excellent baker. She farmed beside the love of her life for many years. She was a very hard worker. Very strong in faith. She enjoyed many hobbies like gardening, knitting, crocheting and sewing. She was very involved with the 4H Club, Women's Institute, and did a lot of work with the mentally challenged. She was well known for her beautiful smile, she could light up a room with her charming wit.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at the nursing home for their many years of care and compassion for "Momma Joy"

Family and friends will gather on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 5PM until 8PM
at the Community of Christ Church in Providence Bay
A Celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10AM
at the Community Christ Church with Lyle Dewar officiating.
Burial to follow in the Providence Bay Cemetery

Donations may be made in Joy's honour to the Manitoulin Lodge Nursing home or to the Community of Christ Church. Island Funeral Home can only accept cheques for all memorial donations.

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Jay Daiter
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Holly and I send hugs and condolences to you Reg, Gaye and family. Thinking of you.

Patti Burns
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Reg & Gaye,

Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

John & Patti Burns

Basil & Pam Lemieux
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with Reg, Gaye and family. May the many happy memories you have shared with your Mom help you through these sad times. Another star shines brightly in the evening skies....Hugs

Karen Pearce (Bates)
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Fond memories of our family visiting your family at farm in Providence Bay. My thoughts are with you. Love Karen

Diane MacLean
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Julia & Ron & Family

May care & love of those around you provide comfort & peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences. Diane MacKean

Armande and Roland Haché
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Hi Julia and Ron,
Our deepest condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult moments.
Roland and Armande

Linda Hewitt
   Posted Wed October 10, 2018
Dear Julia: I was saddened to learn of your mom's passing. May you and your family all be comforted by the good memories you have of her. She was a special lady and I remember her well, especially at Camp Noronto.
Unfortunately I am out of the country so will be unable to attend her celebration of life but I will be thinking of you.
Love, Linda

Pauline and Keith
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
Julia and Ron, Please accept our condolences. May your memories help you through this difficult time.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mona Butler
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
Dear Julia, Ron and Family
My deepest sympathy on the loss of you Mom
Thoughts and prayers are with you during these difficult days.

Laurie and Gilles Lafontaine
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
Julia Ron and family
Our deepest condolences for your loss. Sending lots of love and prayers to the family...thinking of you
Love Gilles, Laurie, Tamara and Natalie

Betty Fielder & family
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
Sincere sympathies from Betty Fielder and families. So very sorry for your loss she will be missed. Prayers for you all.

Dan and Theresa Webb
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
So sorry to hear of the passing of Joy. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family at this time.

David Bates
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
Dear Cousins and your families,
My sympathy and thoughts are with you at this time. What I remember most about Aunt Joy was her kindness. Love, David.

Christine cullihall
   Posted Fri October 12, 2018
Our deepest sympathies , Julie, Ron & family...... aubrey & Chris

   Posted Sat October 13, 2018
Dear Julia&family, Our sincere sympathy to you on the loss of your dear mother.So sorry we cannot make it to the service as we are down east.Take care,Theresa&Ken

Donna and Don Hergott and Rob Willoughby
   Posted Sat October 13, 2018
John we are sorry to hear the news of the loss of your mom our sympathies to you and your brothers and sisters and families

jacqueline martell
   Posted Sun October 14, 2018
So sorry to hear of your dear mom's passing. Our thoughts are with you. Take comfort in the great memories of all she has done through her life. Feel so sad for you!

Mary Jean Blake
   Posted Mon October 15, 2018
Dear Julie and Family
Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
Always hard to lose our Moms. Memories are a healing.
Love Tooti and Glenn

Gerard and Bernie Fitzpatrick
   Posted Wed October 17, 2018
Dear Reg and Gaye, Shaun and Travis and families
Our sincere sympathy on the death of your Mom and Grandmother.
Love The PEI Fitzpatrick Family

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