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JoyAnn L. (Dares) Dignard

September 20, 1952 — August 20, 2020


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DIGNARD, JoyAnn L. (nee Dares)

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre at the age of 67. Joy was born on September 20, 1952 in Toronto to Herbert & Alice Dares. On August 13, 1982, Joy married George Dignard in Newmarket who predeceased her on November 28, 2011. Joy leaves many family members and friends to mourn her passing.

The family invite friends to a visitation being held at Billingsley Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 11:00 - 11:45 p.m., 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Due to Covid-19, the Chief Coroner of Ontario along with the Bereavement Authority of Ontario have mandated that thirty percent of our capacity may gather during funeral visitations and services. To help us keep everyone safe and healthy we ask that Joy's friends RSVP or call 705-789-8982 to schedule a time to pay their respects. Thank you for your consideration.

A private family funeral mass will take place by invitation at 2:30p.m. The funeral mass will be live streamed for those who would like to join via Billingsley Funeral Home website. Cremation will take place. Joy will be laid to rest along side her husband at Madill Cemetery at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Fond memories and messages of condolence can be left at on the Tribute Wall.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

1:00 - 1:45pm (Eastern time)

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