Fraser, Joyce Kathleen – Age 85, of Upper Musquodoboit, passed away October 29, 2015 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Upper Musquodoboit, she was a daughter of the late James and Lottie (White) Fraser. Joyce had been employed as a claims officer with the federal government for 27 years, retiring in 1987. From 1984 until 1992, she and her son, Paul, operated Paul’s Hardwood. Joyce enjoyed travelling, reading and writing.
Surviving are her son, Paul; grandchildren, Jennifer and Scott; sister-in-law, Audrey Fraser; numerous nieces and nephews. The last surviving member of her immediate family, she was predeceased by brother, Gerald; sisters, Betty (Reg) MacPhee, Marie (Donald) MacInnis; nieces, Judy and Sally.
Visitation will be Sunday from 3-5 p.m. and funeral service will be Monday at 2 p.m., both in St. James United Church, Upper Musquodoboit, Rev. Michael Henderson officiating. Burial to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. James United Church general fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.