Shirley Joyce Young


YOUNG, Shirley Joyce (nee Cottenden)


Shirley was born April 3, 1935 in Truro, NS. She joined the RCAF in 1954, where she met her loving and devoted husband, James Alexander Young, who she married on September 17, 1955, at RCAF Stn, Greenwood, NS. Together they raised two sons: Andrew (Cheryl) and Stephen while living in various bases in NF, NS, MB, ON, AB and Germany.

Retiring in Alberta where she lovingly was involved in her grandchildren.


Joyce was predeceased by her parents and brothers Rolland and Bill. Joyce died December 24, 2016 surrounded by family.


Special thanks to the “Inspired COPD Initiative” AHS who provided outstanding care for Joyce.


A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation of your choice or to the MS Society.

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