Anne JOY

Obituary of Anne JOY

February 7, 1924 – Amsterdam, Holland

April 4, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta


Anne Joy of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the age of 96 years.


She was very, very talented and did beautiful handwork with crocheting and knitting. Anne loved music, dancing and playing the spoons. She was generous with her time and volunteered at many places over the years. Anne was an Eastern Star member with the Chinook branch.


Anne is survived by her children, Marijke (Andre), Stella (Andrew), Richard (Karen); grandchildren, Josee, Marc (Kim), Kathy (Derek), Kevin (Kristi), Patrick (Lindsay), Sophia and Sarah; and eight great-grandchildren. Anne was predeceased by her daughter Connie.


A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Anne’s obituary at In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222.


A limb has fallen from the family tree that says, grieve not for me, remember the best times, the laughter, the song, the good life I lived while I was strong.


In living memory of Anne Joy, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD SE, CALGARY, Ab, t2x 3j3,  Telephone: 403- 256-9575.

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