Joyce Buchanan

1955 - 2018

Of Wiarton, peacefully surrounded by her family at Chapman House, Owen Sound, on Tuesday June 26, 2018. Joyce Elizabeth Buchanan (nee Orr) at the age of 63 years. Beloved wife of David for 43 years. Cherished mother of John-David and his wife Elizabeth Peckover, of Guelph, and the late F.M. “Buddy” Buchanan and his wife daughter-in-law Sleen Wales. Devoted grandmother of Malcolm, Beatrice, Ross and Wyatt. Much loved sister of John and his wife Joye, of Goderich, and Richard (partner Ann Nguyen), of Calgary; and sister-in-law of Linda (Phil Steffler), of Shallow Lake, Ruth Ann (Tim Fries), of Wiarton, and Fairy (late Gordon Buchanan), of Oliphant. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, and many friends. Predeceased by her parents, Melvin “Bud” and Rita. Family invite friends to gather with them for a Casual Memorial Gathering to celebrate Joyce’s life at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 1-3 PM, with a Time of Sharing at 3 o’clock. Donations to the Chapman House would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at

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