Patricia M Joyce

Passed 08/30/2021


Obituary For Patricia M Joyce

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness we announce the passing of our sister Patricia on August 30, 2021 in the Halifax Hospice with at the age of 68.
Born in Halifax, N.S. she was the oldest daughter of the late Laughlin and Carol (Coolen) Joyce. She will be sadly missed by her brother Richard (Janice), Dartmouth; sister Anne, Halifax; Carolyn (Emile), Airdrie, Alberta; Peggy Halifax; and Heather Halifax. A special thank you to Janice, as Patricia was grateful for all her support over the years. Also nephews Adam (Lianna) and Matthew, both Dartmouth and nieces Madelyn and Alannah, both of Calgary, Alberta, special friends Cynthia and Wayne and the Murphy ‘kids’. Patricia was a people person who loved to chat and could strike up a conversation with anyone. She loved animals and small children but never stopped loving her nieces and nephews after they grew up. Family was very important to Patricia and always was up for getting together with family for special meals, but the family picnics at Grave’s Island were among her best and most talked about family events. Above all Patricia was a fighter and would stick to her guns when she believed in something or someone. She firmly believed she would beat cancer for the third time but God had other plans for her. With her family by her side, Patricia left us peacefully, to join Mom and Dad.

Funeral Mass with be held at St. Catherine of Siena September 8, 2021 at 10 am. As per Covid restrictions seating is limited. Please call 902-499-6773 to register. Due to Covid restrictions there will be no reception afterwards.

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  • My condolences to all. Just got the sad news.

  • Deepest sympathies on your loss. Linda (Nowe) Ellsworth and Bill Ellsworth

  • To the Joyce siblings: Over the many years participating at St Catherine of Siena masses and other fun parish events, like Pat's favourite, "BINGO" and the annual Spring parish fair we have seen Pat's kindness and the warmth of her smile. We offered up this Sunday's mass for her and prayed for you all, that your treasured sweet memories of your sister bring some comfort during this challenging and difficult period. As people rooted in deep faith we are greatly comforted that Pat is now free of all earthly pain and her soul is gently resting in Heaven joined again with your wonderful Mom & Dad. May our genuine prayers for strength and peace help comfort each of you. Mrs (Rita) Brousseau - formerly of Roslyn Rd Betty Brousseau-Browne and Peter Browne

  • Heather, Peggy, and all the Joyce family, our deepest condolences to all at this painful, sad time. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • We send our condolences to all the family on the loss of Patricia and hope the good memories will help a little at this time. Since I was a fair bit older than my cousin the first time I saw her was thru the hospital nursery window and after that I baby sat her she was so curious as a young child and loved to be read to.I am thinking and praying for the family and wish I could be there. Take care and all our love Sandra and Ira.

  • Peggy and family, our condolences for your loss of your sister Patricia. Hugs ❤️

  • Patricia- we will miss you so much. You will always live on in our hearts as a wonderful, kind-hearted person. Thank you for being the best aunt a niece could ask for. Thinking of the whole family in Halifax during this time. Alannah Brakke

  • with respectful sympathy to all the Joyce family. I will light a candle tomorrow at Saint Patrick's church in Patricia's memory. Blair Beed

  • Sorry to hear about Pat. Prayers are with you at this sad time. Margie and Roy

  • I am so sorry to hear of Pat's passing, my condolences go out to her family and friends. Jan Coombs

  • Rick, Janice and family our sincere sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Time has a way of smoothing the jagged edges of grief. Take care always. Ginny Cormier & son Sean

  • To all the family: So very sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you . Elaine and Gary Joudrey

  • I was saddened to read about Patricia's passing in this morning's paper. Wishing you strength and comfort through this difficult time. Joanne McGrath

  • Rick ,Janice and family we are so very sorry for your loss.Unfortunately we are not able to attend the funeral service but you will be in our thoughts. Doug and Sharon

  • Heather: With deepest sympathy; Words can not express our feelings of grief for the loss of Pat. Just know that you and your family are in our hearts and every thought. Rest in Peace Pat❤ Love Eileen and Allen Ross

  • "Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day." Remembering Patricia, a lovely and friendly person. Our condolences and prayers for the family. Love, Rose and Leslie Jenkins ❤️

  • Rick - my condolences in the loss of your sister - I will remember you and Janice and your family in my prayers. Lois

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