The death of Joyce Elaine Campion occurred on September 3, 2014 at Hillside Manor, RR# 5 Stratford, Ontario. She was the daughter of the late Canon J.R. and Ethel Campion. She was predeceased by her brother Canon B.H. Campion. Joyce is survived by her sister-in-law Ann, niece Jennifer (Douglas), nephew Peter (Rebecca), great-nephews Nicolas, Peter and Felix and great-niece Cressida. Born in Ballycastle Northern Ireland in 1923, Joyce had a notable career in the theatre which began in Ireland and England and continued on in Canada and the U.S. She spent 10 seasons at the Shaw Festival and 19 seasons at the Stratford Festival. Among the many recognitions for her work were the prestigious Dora award for her performance in Michael Tremblays’ Bonjour, la, Bonjour and a Gemini nomination for her work in television’s Street Legal. Her last performance, at the age of 86, was at the Stratford Festival as Anfisa in the Three Sisters. Joyce considered herself a working actor and was unceasingly generous to her colleagues. She never retired and considered herself an actor to the end. Warmly loved and highly admired she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Her family wishes to thank special friends Marti, Dan, Anne, Sadie, Robin, Ann and numerous others for their love and support. A Memorial Service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 41 Mornington Street, Stratford on October 27th at 11:00 AM. If desired, memorial donations in her memory can be made to The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund and may be made through the funeral home. 519.271.7411
Memorial Service
Monday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m.
St. James Anglican Church
41 Mornington Street
Stratford, Ontario

Memorial Donations
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund

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