Joyce Beverly Michniak
It is with broken hearts that the family of Joyce Beverly (Dowe) Michniak age 85 of Springhill and Amherst announce her passing on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Gables Lodge, Amherst.
Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late Otis and Dora (Fisher) Ogles – Greeno.
Joyce worked at the Springhill and Dorchester Penitentiaries in administration for 20 years.
She was an avid gardener, loved flowers and growing herbs. Joyce had a passion for dancing, tole painting and enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family.
Joyce is the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She will be sadly missed by her children Marilyn Dowe and David (Mary) Dowe both of Amherst, two grandchildren Shelley (Brian) and Kevin (Dawn) both of Amherst, two great grandchildren Jessica and Brenden and one nephew Darren Ogles of Black Falls, Alberta as well as nieces and nephews from the Dowe family.
Besides her parents, Joyce was predeceased by her first husband Horace Dowe and her second husband Charles (Sonny) Michniak and one brother Darrell.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Christ Church, Amherst with Archdeacon Glenn Eason officiating.
Interment will take place in the Wentworth Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Joyce’s memory may be made to the Huntington’s Society or the charity of your choice.
Arrangement are entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, Amherst. (667-9906)
Online condolences and sharing of memories may be made to the family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca