Walpole, Joy (nee Simms)
Joy passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on October 27, 2019 at the North Bay Regional Health Centre at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife to Robert George Walpole. Loving mother to Bob Walpole (Pat), Stuart Walpole, Diane Kunder, Duane Walpole and Margaret Hewak (Mike). Cherished grandmother to Graeme, Scott (Emily), Drew, Ben (Kristina), Julie, Courtney and Cody. Great grandmother to Raine and Sven. Joy was predeceased by her parents Fred and Margaret (nee Laronde) Simms, her sisters Beatrice Cole (Cecil-deceased) and Gayle Madge (Tom-deceased) She is survived by her brothers Donald Simms (Marilyn-deceased) and Blair Simms (Carol). Cremation has occurred at Whispering Pines Funeral Home’s Crematorium. Please join us for a Celebration of Joy’s Life at the North Bay Elks Lodge (325 Elks Lane North Bay) on Saturday November 9, 2019. Visitors are welcome to drop in between 1 pm and 4 pm. If desired donations to the Alzheimer’s Society North Bay and District would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be made at www.mcguintyfuneralhome.com . The family wishes to express their gratitude and special thanks to Jim, Linda, Raina and Jessica of the Alzheimer’s Society & BSO-North Bay and District, The Doctors , Nurses and Support Staff at the NBRHC for their care and compassion, and to the CCAC Staff and everyone at Nipissing Manor for the wonderful care they provided to Joy.
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