After a lengthy life, Sybil Joyce Todd of Jemseg, passed away at the Mill Cove Nursing Home on April 12th, 2021.
Joyce was born in Swansea, South Wales, U.K., on January 4th, 1927. The following year, along with her parents Emma and Bert Turner, and brother Douglas, the family immigrated to Canada to begin a new life.
Joyce grew up on the farm in Jemseg with her four sisters and one brother.
Joyce and Ronald Todd were married in 1947 and built a long life together in their home in Jemseg.
Although they had no children, Joyce was very proud of all of her nieces and nephews. She followed all their accomplishments and would say "Wouldn’t Dad be proud".
Joyce was active in the community as a life member of the Jemseg Women’s Institute and was a dispatcher of the Jemseg Volunteer Fire Department for many years.
She is survived by her sisters, Pam Bearresto and Jacqueline Straight (Allan), sister-in-law Evelyn Turner, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents Emma and Bert Turner, she was predeceased by her husband Ronald Todd, brothers Douglas and Malcolm, and sisters Jean Maxan and Joan Fanjoy.
A visitation will take place at the Oromocto Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. A service will take place in the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 at 11:00am. For those who wish to attend the visitation and/or the service, we kindly ask that you call (506)357-5100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone number, and the number of people who will be attending with you. A burial will follow the service at the Jemseg Community Cemetery.
A live stream of the service is available for those unable to make it at the following link: https://vimeo.com/536440013