The passing of Joyce Marion Ballard of Fredericton, NB, wife of the late Arthur Ballard occurred on Monday, December 16, 2019 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on May 6, 1946 in Blissfield, NB, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Grace (Ward) Gillespie. She worked at Marysville Cotton Mill. Joyce enjoyed bowling, playing cards and watching curling.
Joyce is survived by her daughters, Phyllisanne Ballard, Tammy Bennett (Henry) and son, Ronald Ballard (Connie) all of Fredericton, NB; grandchildren, TC, Christina, Ashley, Cody, Melinda and Anthony; great-grandchildren, Kayden, Eleish, Grace, Owen and Clare; sister, Marie Cowie of Doaktown, NB; brothers, Robert Gillespie of Upper Blackville, NB, Eldon Gillespie (Vera) and Merlin Gillespie (Julia) both of Blackville, NB; several nieces and nephews.
There will be no services by Joyce’s request. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com