Scobie, Joyce (Landeen, Kent) -
Passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Loving mother of Janet Kent (Michael Benton) and Louise Ehrkamp (Mike). Beloved Grammy of Emily and John Ehrkamp. Best friend and companion of Hal Brooks. Predeceased by husbands; John Kent and Don Scobie, son; Jimmy Kent, and sister; Fran Robertson.
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she was in her 89th year. She had a life long passion for dancing and acting, appearing in many movies and TV commercials, as well as extensive modelling. She worked for radio stations CJCL and later Fan 590. She was a member of the Variety Club for many years and gave much of her time helping people with disabilities. She retired from the Luggage Leathergoods Association where she was General Manager for 13 years. She was a member of the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation and director on her Condo Board. She volunteered with Older Adults in Action, sat on the Board of the Markham Theatre and greeter at St. Philips-on-the-Hill Anglican Church which are all located in Markham. Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received at the DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME, 166 Main Street N. (Markham Road) Markham, on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 12 p.m. until the time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Alzheimer's Society.