Joy Hodgins/Fullerton

Joy Hodgins/Fullerton

of Vernon, B.C. passed away Sept. 1st, 2006,

at the age of 74.

She had her family and her dear life long friend, Helen Rickaby, at her side. Predeceased by her parents, only brother Gerald Denham (Portland Oregon) and eldest son Robert Gerald Patterson, and a granddaughter Shantele Rolliers.

Joy is survived by her daughters Jolaine Hall (Salmon Arm.), Cathie, Chris Collingwood (Vernon), Daina Schindelka (S.A.) and son Bill Patterson (Kamloops). Sisters Jean, Garth Loxton (S.A.), Trudy, Allan Rabie (S.A.), Blacky, Alvin Buehler (Calgary), sister-in-law Faith Denham (Portland Oregon).

Grandma Joy will be greatly missed by her 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Doreen Austin, Dorothy Lof, Fred Haas, Wee Janet and many other friends too numerous to mention.

Special thanks go out to Dr. Cawkell for your years of care, home visits and compassion. Also to the many nurses from the Pallitave Care who, through their incredible compasion, kindness and professionalism, enabled us to have the strength to help mom make it through this very difficult time.

Celebration of Life will take place in

Vernon Army Navy, Sat. Sept. 9th at 1:00pm.

2500 46th Ave. Vernon, B.C.

In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made in Joy’s memory to the Vernon Hospice Society.