Helen “Joy” COVENEY


Helen “Joy”

Oct. 9, 1948 ~ March 1, 2012

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our wife, mother and grandmother. Joy, age 63, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2012 at Burnaby General Hospital, after a very brief battle with lung cancer. She is predeceased by her mother, Elizabeth “Betty” Mary Harrison, nee Greig and her father, John “Jack” Harrison. Joy is survived by her husband, Bob (Robert), her children, Lisa (Chris) and Craig (Michelle), her grandchildren, Lauren, Carter and Spencer and her siblings: John (Mary) Harrison, Molly (John) Kewley, Margaret (Dan) Thran, and Fran (Mike) Hancock. Joy was born in Comox, BC and spent her childhood years in Royston, BC, where from an early age she had a passion for gardening. For more than thirty years she was a devoted nurse in both Campbell River, BC and Maple Ridge, BC and upon retirement enjoyed the California sunshine, golfing and spending time with her grandchildren. The family will be hosting a Celebration of Life service on Monday, March 12 at 12 pm at Newlands Golf and Country Club, 21025-48 Avenue, Langley, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in Joy’s name would be greatly appreciated. Condolences and memories can be left through:



Henderson’s Funeral Home


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