Early February 25, 2021, a beautiful soul was taken from earth. Joy Darlene Harnish (Joudrey), a precious mother and grandmother passed away suddenly at age 55. Joy is remembered by her daughter and son-in-law, April, and Tim; beloved grandsons, Tommy, and William; mother, Norma; sister, Tina (Bernard); brothers, Richard (Shelley), Kevin (Debbie); many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by father, Robert and loving sister, Joanne. Joy was born on June 27, 1965 in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Joy had many great chapters in her life, she valued many great friends, who spoke very highly of her loving personality and caring heart. Joy was extremely artistic, she enjoyed painting, gardening, and crafts such as her sea glass windows. She also decorated beautiful cakes. Many hidden talents are displayed in her projects she left behind for us to cherish.
Joy had a smile that would light up the entire sky. During her last years, Joy worked for private home care where she took great pride in treating seniors with excellent compassionate care. Joy also loved nature, fishing, camping, and taking photos. She loved all animals and took special care of the ones close to her. She cherished her twin grandbabies, daughter, and son-in-law. Even though Joy only had a few short months, she spent many days and nights holding her grandsons and grinning from ear to ear. Tommy and William took great comfort in their special nannie’s arms while she rocked them to sleep.
Joy wanted her life to be celebrated, a Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m., June 27, 2021 at Shipyard's Landing, Bridgewater, where everyone is welcome, Pastor Brooklyn Lane officiating. Consider bringing a chair for comfort, face masks are encouraged, and social distancing will be expected. Commital Service to follow in Brookside Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home, 35 York St., Bridgewater, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.sweenysfuneralhome.com. Donations in Joy’s memory may be made to her family.
Joy will never be forgotten. Her love will live on.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Joy
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Sweeny's Funeral Home Ltd. - Bridgewater