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1935 Joyce 2017

Joyce Thain

May 9, 1935 — June 27, 2017

Joyce Vivian Thain (nee Goerk) It is with great sadness that the Thain family announces the passing of Joyce Vivian Thain peacefully at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 with her loving family at her side. Joyce has now joined her beloved husband Douglas who was the love of her life and predeceased her on May 31, 2016. Joyce was the cherished mother to Carolyn Thain, Kathy McCauley, Colleen (Greg) Knapp and Paul Thain all of Gravenhurst. Much loved grandmother to Jeff (Kirsten) Knapp of Gravenhurst and Jonathan McCauley of Orillia. Great grandmother to Kenzie Grove. Beloved sister to Alex and Leona Goerk of Aurora. Joyce was predeceased by Agnes McFarland, Bill & Agnes Thain and Jean and Buck Zinnani and by Doreen Everest. Aunt Joyce will be fondly remembered and missed by Mike and Theresa Goerk, Sharon Hickey and Brenda Burtch, Kevin, Jackie, Katrina, Brendan, Christopher, Alex, Jessica, Kenny, Thomas, Les,Cindy and Randy Everest.The family will received friends at the Cavill-Turner Funeral Home in Gravenhurst on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 2- 4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Pinegrove Fellowship Church, 295 Taylor Road, Bracebridge on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation at the church, one hour prior to service time. Interment will take place at the Mickle Memorial Cemetery, Gravenhurst at 1:45 p. m. graveside. In memory of Joyce, donations to Pinegrove Fellowship Church or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Messages of condolence may be left at

Visitation Details

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Cavill-Turner Funeral Home

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Cavill-Turner Funeral Home

Service Information

Friday, June 30th, 2017 11:00am, Pinegrove Fellowship Church


Service Extra Info The family will receive friends at Pinegrove Fellowship Church in Bracebridge on Friday,June 30,2017 from 10:00 until time of service at 11:00 a. m.

Interment Details

Mickle Memorial Cemetery


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