Johan (Joy) (Bonner) Unger

May 8, 1937 ~ January 7, 2020 (age 82)


Joy Unger passed away in Camrose on January 7, 2020, at the age of 82 years. Loving mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. Joy was born May 8, 1937 in Bonar Bridge, Sutherland, Scotland to Jean and John Bonner. Joy attended secretarial school in Scotland, taught some classes at that school and worked for both the city of Edmonton and City of Calgary.  She retired from the Parks and Recreation department in 2000 and moved to Leduc. She was very active in the Legion, the Ladies Auxiliary and the Colour Guard. She was very full of life, cheerful and gracious to all she met, earning her the name” Joy”. She will be deeply missed by her girls, Joan(Everett), Jan (Merle); grandchildren, Melissa, Michael and Kyle; sisters, Bridget, Christine(Robert); and brother, John(Isabel). Joy was predeceased by her husbands, James Thompson(1982) and Bob Unger(2003); parents, John and Jean Bonner; and sisters, Sheila and Margaret.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Wetaskiwin Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Sunday, January 26 at 2 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of  Alberta and NWT or 10430 61 Ave NW #306, Edmonton, AB T6H 2J3

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Celebration of Life
January 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Wetaskiwin Seventh-day Adventist Church
470014A AB-814
Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 1X1


Alzheimer Society
308, 14925-111 Avenue NW, Edmonton AB T5M 2P6
Tel: 1-780-761-0030

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