Peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Twin Lakes Terrace, Joyce Eleanor Snauwaert passed away at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late George (1996). Loving mother of Nancy MacNeill (Larry), Judy Doucher (David), and Gary (Bonnie) Snauwaert. Cherished grandmother of Todd MacNeill (Chantal), Dean MacNeill, Annette Carella, Dan (Linda) Doucher, Shaun Snauwaert (Stephanie), and Ryan Snauwaert (Julie). Treasured great grandmother of Craig, Chad, Kelsey, Teighan, Levi, Vince, Alyssa, Kaitlyn, and Emma. Dear sister of Glenn Moore (Audrey) and Gloria Gardner (late Bill). Also remembered by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents George and Mildred Moore and by her son-in-law Allan (2001). Joyce was a longtime member of Parker Street United Church and more recently, a member of Dunlop United Church. She was a caring and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had a great sense of humour and made the most delicious butter tarts! Joyce will be deeply missed by her family and friends. A special thank you to the staff of Twin Lakes Terrace for their wonderful care and compassion. A funeral service will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Monday, June 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., with family and friends being received one hour prior. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).
Joyce Eleanor Snauwaert
VisitationFamily and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, June 19, 2017, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
ServiceA funeral service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, June 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.
DonationsSympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).
June 19, 2017 04:40pm
Nancy and family
I am sorry to read of your Mother's passing. I am sure you will have lots of good memories of your mom.
Darla and Frank
Linda Black Elva Nelson
June 19, 2017 07:41am
We are so sorry to hear that Joyce has passed away. Elva enjoyed her sweet smile & humorous comments in the dining room at Twin Lakes Terrace, Their shared fellowship through Dunlop United Church was also a special bond that will be missed. Our thoughts & prayers to the family at this sad time.
Laurene and Don Smith
June 17, 2017 05:56pm
Nancy and family,,,, thinking of your mom makes me smile ,,, we have known her for so many years,,, from our early babysitting of Todd and Dean at her house and then choosing the design for our wedding cake and grooms cake..
to lovely chats seeing her here and there,,, We know your hearts are heavy but hope happy memories will help see you through and lighten your sadness,,,
thinking of you,,,,
Laurene and Don
Gwen Fletcher (DeBuck)
June 17, 2017 04:40pm
Nancy, Judy & Gary,
Your parents were very special people in the lives of our family and their kindness will never be forgotten. I will always remember Mrs. Snauwaert's lovely smile and sweet nature. She was a treasure!
June 17, 2017 12:43pm
Nancy, Judy, Gary
Sorry to hear you lost your Mom. She was a lovely lady and always was very nice to me. I'm sure you will miss her, as well as her butter tarts. I remember the cakes that Joyce made, they were truly works of art :).
Thinking of you.
Gloria Van Brabant
June 17, 2017 09:23am
Nancy, Judy & Gary,
Sincere sympathies to all of the family. I always remember your mother as such a lovely lady. When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.
Gloria Van Brabant (DeBuck)
June 16, 2017 08:47pm
Nancy and Larry
Sending my sympathy to you after reading of the passing of your Mother.
Shirley Cook (friend)
June 16, 2017 02:23pm
Sincere condolences to the family.Take comfort in knowing you all have a guardian angel looking over you.
Joyce was truly a wonderful person.
She emanated character values, caring,compassion and love to all who knew her.
And yes she did make the best butter tarts.
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