← View All Obituaries

Joyce Hanson

Obituary Notifications

Click below if you would like to be notified when a new obituary is posted.

Sign Up

← View All Obituaries

Joyce Hanson (Tennant)

November 9, 1932 - February 12, 2016


On February 12, 2016, surrounded by her family, Mrs. Joyce Marie Hanson (née Tennant) of Gibbons, formerly of Owlseye, passed away peacefully at the age of 83 years. She is survived by her loving children, Leslie (Gerard) Bellefeuille of Beaumont, Norman (Kathie) Hanson of Calgary, Kevin (Judy) Hanson of Edmonton, Edward George Hanson of Gibbons, David (Donna) Hanson of Owlseye & Kristine (Robert) Smith of Gibbons; 19 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Carol (Bill) Orr. She was predeceased by her husband, Billie in 2001; parents, Elsa & Leslie Tennant; sisters, Dorothy & Evelyn; brother, Hughie. A Private Family Memorial is being held as per Joyce’s final wishes. Cremation has taken place with inurnment at a later date in Willowgrove Cemetery, Owlseye. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


Send a condolence, light a candle and/or share a memory, click "Send Condolence". Once your message has been approved by the moderator it will be posted to the website.

Pages: 12

From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Lucille Bellefeuille
Relation: Lesley is married to my son Gerard. Met at wedding

Please accept my sympathy. My prayers are with all of you.


From: Bob and Veronica Wilson
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our deepest sympathy to everyone in the Hanson family. We spent many happy celebrations with Joyce over the years. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed very much by everyone who knew her.

From: Michael and Tammy Tarkowski
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Joyce was a very special lady to our family who instilled her zest for life and knowledge in our children at a young age.

From: William Tennant
Relation: Joyce is my auntie

Sorry to hear of auntie Joyce’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Hanson family at this difficult time. Love Willy and Marilyn

From: Cheryl Birner
Relation: Judy Hanson is my cousin

Kevin, Judy & family: We are very sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose a parent. You have wonderful memories to stop the tears & help you smile.
Cheryl (nee Grekul)

From: Lily Gramiak
Relation: Joyce was my cousin

Deepest sympathy to you all. Your mom was very proud of you and loved you all so much. She was one great cousin.

From: Olivia Makowecki
Relation: Friend

I am saddened to hear of the passing of Joyce….I remember many happy hours making rugs with her and Emily Rudyk in the garage in Two Hills and sharing those many friendship hours. Good days gone by and lives enriched by sharing. May she rest in peace. My condolences to the family.

From: Melvin Emes
Relation: Relation

Thinking of you all, and sending our sincerest sympathy!
Melvin & Janice

From: Robbie (Weir)Tarkowski
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Our thoughts and prayers to Joyce’s family. Good memories of her growing up as neighbors in Duvernay. Was always so impressed that she could sew so well.
Robbie and Bill Tarkowski

Pages: 12

Service Schedule

Private service arrangements have been made.

Memorial Gifts

The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

Thank You Notice

Send Flowers

Order direct from a local florist:

Dana Smyl Design
Call or Text 780-614-3917

The Jungle Flowers & Gift Store
4921 – 50 Avenue (across from Post Office)
St. Paul, AB.
Call: 780-645-3544 / Toll Free: 1-877-335-3544

Floral Enchantment
4910 – 50 Avenue (next to Post Office)
St. Paul, AB.
Call: 780-645-5159 / Toll Free: 1-866-645-5159

Westcove Treasures (Artificial Arrangements)
Text: 780-614-5748
Email: westcovetreasures@gmail.com

The Floral Farm
Mobile Florists Serving Smokey Lake & Area
Louella Tychkowsky & Team
Telephone: 780-650-0292

Please have the name of the deceased and the date of the service for handy reference.

Donate In Memory

Send Condolence - For Joyce Hanson

Use the form below to send a Condolence, light a memorial candle and/or share a personal memory.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please upload a small jpg file (Max file size is 1MB)

← View All Tributes