April 15, 1944 – March 14, 2019
Joyce Marie Pedersen of Fauquier, BC passed away in Cranbrook, BC on March 14th, 2019. Joyce was born and raised in Vancouver and Surrey, BC where she met and married Roy Pedersen. They raised 3 children in Surrey and later moved to Fauquier, BC where Joyce lived out the remainder of her life. She was a long time employee of the Halcyon Home in Nakusp, BC. In her retirement years she enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling to visit them.
She also enjoyed her time spent with her church family and going to retreats with “The Girls”. This is where she met her special friend Peter Gunn, who brought so much joy to her life.
Joyce is survived by her 3 children; Debbi (Frank), Nita (Rob), and Todd (Brooke). 4 grandchildren; Ryan (Beth), Lindsay, Nickolas, and Colton. 3 great grandchildren; Austin, Cohen, and Deagan. Her siblings; Donna (Wayne), David (Wendy), and DaVerne (Rob), and many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her parents; Eric Arthur and Berniece Ellenor (Hardy) Rodgers.
Her relationship with the Lord was such an intricate part of her life.
She is at Peace now and her new life in Heaven has begun.
We will love you forever Mom, you will be forever in our hearts.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Fauquier, BC on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2 pm.
Burial to take place following the service at the Fauquier New Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.