Passed away quietly and peacefully in her sleep in Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Thursday, December 5, 2013. She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Arvo Vaino; sisters, Gladys Rowlands, Nancy Singer and brother, Robert Benell; also nieces, Carol Yelland and Brenda Malazdrewich; nephews, Ronald Singer and Roland Singer; special friends: Martha Boden, Maggie Bannister, Elizabeth Forrester, Helena Paivarinta and Sanni Nivilla.
Joyce was a member of The Sons of Norway and the Welsh Society of Nanaimo.
Services will be held Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Nanaimo BC. Reverend Fischer officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Lung Association, the Sons of Norway Foundation, or the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered at firstname.lastname@example.org.