June 20, 1941 – March 1, 2022
Joyce began her life journey on June 20, 1941 in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.
Her journey peacefully ended on March 1, 2022, at the age of 80, after a courageous battle with heart disease. She was surrounded by her loving husband Alvin of 59 years and her 3 children. Jason (Janet) Shortt of Surrey, BC., Holly (Todd) Bergstrom of Kelowna, BC., Leon (Dawn) Shortt of Delta, BC.
She will be forever missed by her 4 grandchildren Alex Lassaline, Ella Shortt, Charlotte Shortt and Natalie Shortt, who have cherished memories of their Grandmother.
Joyce was an amazing cook and baker, unfailingly making her children’s favorites each and every time they visited. The fond memories made around the dinner table will inevitably remain in their hearts.
Joyce was very much loved by friends, neighbors and all who were fortunate to know her. She was always happy to share her famous buns, cooking, pies and preserves with anyone who entered their home.
Alvin & Joyce moved from Saskatoon to Cranbrook in 1978. They owned & operated the Travellers Motel for 12 years, retired to an acreage where they resided for 29 years and finally settled in Willowbrook Estates.
Our family wishes to express our heartfelt gratitude to the doctors, nurses and other staff at the Cranbrook hospital who provided our wife/mother with outstanding care, warmth and compassion. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.Obituary
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