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  • ROLSTON-WRIGHT, Joyce Evonne (nee Ramer) (wife of Rev. Robert Rolston)

    Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of family on Monday, February 14, 2022, at the age of 86.

    Beloved wife of the late Rev. Robert J. Rolston* for 43 years. Predeceased by her parents, Percy and Hilda, and siblings June, Helen, and Ken, husbands Robert Rolston (d. 1998) and John Wright (d. 2010), son Bradley (d. 2009; Maggie), and granddaughter Carragh (d. 1993; Lori). Dear mother of Lori Buick (Sam) of Waterloo, Rob Rolston (Tracy) of Fort Erie and Becky Dunphy of Listowel. Loving grandmother of Caitlin Davis (Stephen), Erinn Barry (Alex), Allison and Melissa Dunphy, Samantha Whitmore (Dale) and Olivia Rolston, Robyn and Rachel Rolston, and great-grandson Asher Barry (Erinn).

    Joyce was born in Hanover, Ontario, on 11 October 1935. Upon marriage in 1955, Joyce was by the side of her husband, Robert, as he served the Lord in pastoral ministry for four decades in various Evangelical denominations.

    Interment will take place in the spring, with a public committal service at the gravesite at Roseville Mennonite Cemetery. To view a photo and video memorial created by the family, click here.


    *Rev. Robert (Bob) Rolston served Palmerston Evangelical Missionary Church in the early 1980’s.