LATIMER, Joy - Peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, Marjorie Joy Latimer, nee Barnes of London in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert Latimer (2005). Dear mother of Susan Vanstone, Paul (Dale), Mary (Reno) and Sally. Loving grandmother of Heidi Vanstone (Sal Pace), Jen Chinea (Nick), Kim Robitaille (Jesse), Siobhan Latimer (Jeff Shred), Andrew Wright and great grandmother of Noah, Sarah, Samuel, Sebastian and Morgan. Dear sister of Mary Aitkens of Montreal and sister-in-law of Bonnie Barnes of Peterborough. Predeceased by her two brothers. Joy loved the Lord dearly and was so thankful to Him for her many blessings. Special thanks to Dr. Hertzman, nurses Raj and Lorna of the Palliative Care Team, PSWs Bev, Linda, Michelle, Mary-Jane and Joy for their care and compassion. A memorial service will be conducted at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond on Saturday, December 21 at 1 pm. Visitation will precede the service from 12 noon - 1 pm. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Hearing Society or charity of your choice would be appreciated.
December 18, 2019, 4:05 pm
Sally & family, so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was so blessed to have such incredibly kind and caring children! Your devotion to your Mom and your loving nature was a constant source of warmth and love to her!
December 19, 2019, 1:17 pm
Aunt Joy had the right name. I was so touched by her love for her children and for us her nieces. I wish that we could be there to celebrate her life with you all
Judy Barnes Hamill
December 19, 2019, 2:32 pm
Susan, Paul, Mary, and Sally -
So sorry to hear the sad news. I loved my Aunty Joy all my life. I can always see her smile and hear her laugh. She was so kind to us and we loved our visits to London, back in the day. Do you remember the epic Christmas when we all came to your house, the year it snowed a ton? G & G came, Uncle Gord and family, and all of us. We had two big turkeys that Christmas, with your Dad carving at one end of the dining table, and our Dad carving at the other.
Lots of good memories, when we were very young.
I would love to come to the service and see you, but am not able to. Sending hugs to all, and am with you and Aunty Joy in spirit. Judy xxx
The Reverend Alex and Joyce Morris
December 20, 2019, 7:59 am
Our deepest sympathy and love to Sally and family on the loss of your mother.
December 21, 2019, 2:45 pm
Our family condolences on the passing of your mom. Joy and my mom, Ila Parsons served the Bishop Cronyn community together for many years. Mom considered her her best friend and prayer partner, I believe during that time in their lives. I still remember the marmalade making days, the church bazaars and teas that they tirelessly worked on together. Your mom was always so kind, gentle and supportive. Your family was always so clearly bonded by love! She is lovingly remembered by the Parsons family. Be blessed in the knowledge that she is no doubt holding a special place in Heaven as well.
Tom Parsons, The Parsons Family, Howard and Ila Parsons, Fred, Phil, Tom and Karen
Joyce L. De Vecchi
December 21, 2019, 5:21 pm
To the Latimer Family
Please accept my sympathy on the death of Joy. If Cronyn were still open, you would no doubt receive condolences from many other parishioners. We all knew Bob and Joy and are glad to have had them as fellow parish members. I was the Vestry Clerk and Council Secretary for years - so please consider this note as coming from others who send thoughts your way, as well as prayers. Sincerely, Joyce De Vecchi
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