Joyce Reta Askin

It is with heavy hearts that the children of Joyce Askin announce the passing of their beautiful mother on August 4, 2020. Joyce Askin (nee Inverarity) of Wiarton was in her 92nd year, 70 of which she held the title of 'Mom'.  Her job as a mother was her priority.  She excelled in this role providing care and affection thoughout our lives.. Beloved wife of the late Robert Askin (pre 2014). Cherished mother of Bob and his wife Carolynne of Guelph, David (pre 1983) and his wife Shirley of Midland, Kerry and his wife Susan of Fergus, Patricia Green and her husband Michael of Collingwood and Joanne Kuzmich-Davis and her husband Glen of Barrie. Dear grandmother of Rob, Christopher (Jamie), Wendy (Derek), Colin (Camee), Greg, Michelle (Dean) and Brad (Clarissa) and great grandmother of Wesley, Peter, Jane, Grace and Emily.  Dear sister of Dale Inverarity (Adele) of St. Joachim and Dan Inverarity (Marie) of Essex and sister-in-law of Shirley Inverarity of Essex.  Predeceased by her brother Murray Inverarity.  Private family funeral arrangements entrusted to the DOWNS AND SON FUNERAL HOME, Hepworth. Interment Balsam Grove Cemetery, Oliphant.  Expressions of remembrance to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at


We are ever so grateful that she was 'our Mom' and her abiding warmth and love is permanently in our hearts.  Rest Easy Mom - We Love You.