Posted: January 30th, 2015

1932 ~ 2014
Mrs. Joyce Evangeline Catherine Hosack (nee Perrich) of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Ross Hosack, passed away at the Calgary Foothills Hospital on Thursday, December 25, 2014 at the age of 82 years. Besides her beloved husband Ross in 2010, Joyce was predeceased by her parents Walter and Catherine Perrich, brothers Boris, Tom John, and Alexander. She will be dearly missed by her children Maureen (Niel) Covey of Seattle, WA, Barrie (Nancy) Hosack of Lethbridge, Darlene (Brian) Winch of Calgary, and Allen (Bev) Hosack of Lethbridge; and one brother Percy Perrich of Edmonton. Joyce was a wonderful grandmother to nine grandchildren Jasmine and Candice Covey; Leanne and Jason Hosack; Brandon and Tyler Winch; and Alexandra, Travis and Desire Hosack. Joyce was born in Vegreville, Alberta. Her school years were attended in the communities of Mundare, Corbette Creek, Onoway, and Barrhead, Alberta. After graduation she met and married her husband Ross Hosack on July 14, 1951. Joyce was a very social person and was part of several community based organizations like the Kinettes where she made many lifelong friends. She loved the company of family which often involved playing cards, bowling, camping, traveling, playing the organ or guitar and singing. Being raised by a musical family Joyce passed on her love of music to many family and friends. Her company was treasured and enjoyed by all. Joyce’s family and friends appreciated her thoughtfulness and how she always put other’s needs first. The family would like to thank all the care staff at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital and the neuroscience unit at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2014 at 1:00pm at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge AB. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, 960 19th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5. Send condolences at www.mbfunerals.com

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