Catherine Joyce Davis


Catherine Joyce Davis (nee Chambers) passed away peacefully with fellow nurses by her side at the Welland Hospital on Saturday, June 25, 2022, in her 95th year.

The beloved wife of 70 years to Jim Davis of Fonthill, Ontario, Canada; she was the loving mother of John Davis and his wife, Marty, of Grimsby, Ontario, and JoAnne Davis of Tweed, Ontario. She was the cherished grandmother of Brendan and Andrew, and his partner, Simone, and of Caitlin, Maeghan and her husband, Wayne, and Dylan.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Sermijn of Fonthill; and her brother, Doug Chambers of Unionville, Ontario.

Joyce will be fondly remembered by her niece, Barbara Chambers; and her nephews, Doug Chambers and Stewart McKenzie. She also leaves behind her husband’s sister, Carolyn Setzer of Tennessee, and brother, Jack Davis of Georgia, and their families.

Joyce graduated from nursing school at the Toronto Western Hospital in 1949, working in Toronto, Bermuda and Virginia. She volunteered for over 30 years in the Sunset Haven Auxiliary, and was a member of the Pelham Community Church U.C.W.

Family and friends received visitors at the Pelham Funeral Home, 1292 Pelham St., Fonthill, Ontario, Canada, on Friday, July 1, 2022, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

The memorial service to honor Joyce’s life was held at Pelham Community Church, 461 Canboro Road, on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Interment followed at Hillside Cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Pelham Community Church.

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