Death Notice
  • "Will always be remembered by the Access Community Care..."
    - Vikky Burgess

Joyce Lucy (nee Denton):
On April 5, 2018, peacefully at Darfield Hospital, in her 95th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Maurice, much loved and loving mother, mother-in-law and friend of Trish and Arch Youngman (Darfield), Hugh Fitzgibbon and Natalee Reed (Richmond), Kit Fitzgibbon and Pat Maguire (Christchurch), James and Deb Fitzgibbon (Richmond). Dearly loved grandma and friend of Genevieve and Dave, Emma and Joel, Jonathan and Amy, Patrick and Laura, Ben and Becky, Mark and Leandra, Kimberley and Ben, Hamish and Lisa, Jane and Viktor, Pip and Chris, Hannah and Ethan. Treasured great-grandma to Jessica, Lachlan and Thomas, Hilary and Heidi, Georgia and Ava, Carter and Alexis, Carlos and Flynn. Joyce was a valued friend to many and will be dearly missed.
May the road rise up to meet you
May the wind be always at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
The rains fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of His hand
Grateful thanks to the staff of Darfield Hospital for providing such wonderful care to Joyce in the recent weeks. In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome for the 'Friends of Darfield Hospital' and may be sent directly to Darfield Hospital, 31 Mathias Street, Darfield 7510. Messages may be addressed to Family of Joyce Fitzgibbon, c/- Trish Youngman, 1572 Clintons Road, RD1, Darfield 7571. At Joyce's request a private Requiem Mass has been held.


Published in The Press from Apr. 11 to Apr. 14, 2018