Joyce Elaine Bawden (née Hankin )

Joy passed away peacefully at the Ballarat Base Hospital.

Dearly loved and loving wife of Ed for almost 60 years.

Devoted mum to Peter (dec), Louise, Michele and Simone.

Mother in law to Colin Wright and Steve James.

Adored Grandma to Janine, Tim, Ethan & Jaie, and James.

Great Grandma to Maeve.

Daughter of Walter and Elsie Hankin.

Sister to Keith (dec) and sister in law to Elaine.

Joy’s bright smile and generous personality warmed everyone she met.

She was always tender and loving. Devoted to her family, Joy was engaged and interested in the lives of her loved ones.

Joy was a hard worker for her family and admired for the contribution she made to her community. Joy’s dear friends and family will treasure memories of a vibrant and compassionate lady.

Always in our hearts

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A private burial has been conducted and a memorial service will be held when possible.

Funeral Notice

  1. To the family,
    we received the letter from Simone after Christmas of your sad news. Bill & I are so sorry to hear of Joy’s passing. I wrote a letter back but unfortunately it has been returned to us. Please if you get this send us your email as we would like to keep in touch regarding Ed also. I will include my email to this message.

    Bill & Renee Fletcher May 8, 2021
  2. Deepest Sympathy to Ed and family. Joy was such a friendly and vibrant person.

    Janis Wombwell August 29, 2020
  3. To Ed and family.
    Our deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of Joyce.
    I will alway hold close to my heart our childhood memories growing up.
    So saddened by this news.
    Forever in my memories. Heaven has gained a beautiful a
    Daphne, Barry (dec) Hill and family.

    Daphne Hill August 24, 2020
  4. To Ed and Family
    Our deepest sympathy to you on the passing of Joy.

    A beautiful and friendly lady who will be sadly missed on the greens

    Marg and John Ferris

    Margaret Ferris August 23, 2020
  5. To Michelle and family. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.❤❤

    Tracey Dyer(brown) August 22, 2020
  6. Heartfelt condolences to the Bawden family.
    Mrs Bawden’s memory will live on in your hearts forever.
    Brown Hill will be the poorer for her loss.
    Janette Whitford Reynolds

    Janette Reynolds August 22, 2020

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