(Eileen) Joyce Hartwig (nee McLeod) passed away peacefully, with family by her side, on February 21, 2019 in Winnipeg, MB at the age of 77 at St. Boniface Hospital.
Joyce was born to parents, Dan and Isabelle McLeod in Manitou, MB. She grew up as the youngest of six. In 1960, she married George Hartwig. In her early years she worked at Scott Bathgate Nutty Club in various positions, then took time to raise her two children, returning to work later as a lead cook at The Bay, which she took great pride in. She was a generous person who loved cooking, crosswords, knitting and spending time with family and friends.
Joyce is survived by her husband George; children, Mary Anne Prayag (Blair Smith) and Kathy Hartwig (Alan MacKay); grandchildren, Coleton and Makayden Prayag; and sibling Jim McLeod.
She was predeceased by parents, Dan and Isabelle McLeod; siblings, June Jackson, Pearl Swayze, Mary Cowan and Don McLeod.
Cremation has occurred and a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. 2019 at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street. Private interment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Boniface Hospital Foundation.
The family would like to thank all Health Care Staff at St. Boniface Hospital 4th and 6th Floors for the care and compassion they provided.