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Born: May 08, 1945

Date of Passing: Sep 16, 2019

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May 8, 1945 – September 16, 2019

It is with a deep sadness that we announce the passing of Joyce Carolynne Watt on September 16, 2019 at the age of 74. Mom spent her final months at Riverview after a lengthy illness that she approached with a strength and grace that we know was intended to support us. She was born in Winnipeg on May 8, 1945. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with Bachelor Degrees in Arts, and Education. She was a very active Mom in the community, volunteering extensively at the various schools we attended, and in our other activities. Later in life she worked in various roles supporting our parents' business ventures. Mom was a voracious reader, with murder mysteries and history being her favourite topics. But her passion was travel. In her later years she travelled extensively with various trips to Europe. The most memorable being a river cruise down the Danube and the Rhine. We will always cherish our many family trips we took with her to various parts of Canada and USA.
She is survived by her son Ewan Jr (Sharlene) daughter Tanis Hutchinson (Kevin), beloved grandchildren Rachel, Lauryn and Tyler, brothers Larry and Bryan Ring, as well as numerous, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Bill and Carol Ring, and her former husband Ewan.
According to her wishes, cremation will take place and a private family internment will be held.
A special thank you to the staff at Riverview who showed sincere compassion to our Mom. We would also like to acknowledge members of her book club and Monday night card group, you brought her so much joy in her later years.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations can be made to Hulls Haven Rescue .
"I think I will have a cup of tea"

Family and friends may sign a
book of condolence at

Glen Lawn Funeral Home

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 21, 2019

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • I was saddened to hear of Joyce's passing. She was such an intelligent lady, a conversation with Joyce was always enlightening. I am grateful to have shared a friendship with this wise, special lady and I'm sure she will be deeply missed. My sympathies to the family. - Posted by: Susan Hallett (Friend ) on: Oct 08, 2019

  • I remember Joyce's infectious smile and laughter, it has been many years since we have been in Winnipeg, and most of us now in our seventy's and eighty's and we remember Ewan and Joyce's early years and visiting with Uncle Bill & Aunty Carol, Larry & Pam Ring. Wilma called and informed us of her passing, and our condolences to her family, we will remember her. - Posted by: Ronald W. Salome (Friend of the family) on: Sep 28, 2019

  • Ewan and Tanis, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved mother. We remember very well our lovely times at the cottage, trip to South Dakota, trips to Grand Forks, Christmas gatherings and many birthdays. Our families had spent a lot of time together. The last time we saw Joyce was when we were moving to Kelowna and Tanis and Kevin had bought our house. She will be sadly missed. Friends Sylvia and Terry Turcan - Posted by: Syvia and Terry Turcan (Friends) on: Sep 21, 2019

  • My deepest condolences to the family. I had the pleasure of being Joyce’s neighbor and was honoured to help her in small ways this past year. She was such a lovely lady and so very strong. May the love that you shared with her bring you comfort in the days ahead. She loved her family so much and spoke so highly of you all. I am so very sorry for your loss. 🦋 - Posted by: Thora Meade (Neighbor ) on: Sep 21, 2019

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