• Sheila A. Joyal
    July 31,2013

    Sheila A. Joyal

    Sheila A. Joyal

    MEBANE, N.C. — Sheila Ann Joyal, 63, went home to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully at her sister’s home on Saturday, July 27, 2013.

    She was born Oct. 28, 1949, in Barre, Vt., and lived most of her life in Barre. She lived the last four and a half months of her precious life with her sister, Diane Brown, and brother-in-law David, in Mebane, N.C.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Roland Joyal and Gabrielle (Joyal) Chartier, and brother David Joyal. She is survived by her brother Eugene Joyal and wife Denise, of Rutland, Vt.; sister Diane Brown and husband David, of Mebane, N.C.; nieces, nephews and their families; aunts, uncles and cousins. Special mention of her Aunt Yvette and Uncle Tullio Zampieri, Aunt Monique and Uncle Rudy Alzaga, cousins (Susie and Bucky) and many friends in the Barre area; special mention of friends Joyce, Kris, Bonnie, Jolene, Jim, Wayne and Roger.

    Sheila touched many hearts with her lasting and loving friendships. While in Mebane, she enjoyed her daily walks downtown. Reed’s Coffee, Café & Cake Shop was her favorite destination and befriending shop owners along Clay Street. She enjoyed the beauty of Mebane, and one of her favorite places to sit was at the park with the bell and roses. She was overwhelmed with the beauty and the friendly folks of Mebane.

    Many thanks to our Crosslink Community Church family, Mebane South Fifth Street Supper Club, neighbors and friends for all their many blessings bestowed upon Sheila and her family. Special thanks to her niece Missy Brown, for a prayer received and read daily till the end of Sheila’s last days, niece Charlene Brown Snead, dear neighbor Cindy Cash. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the hospice staff for the loving care, support and compassion given to Sheila and her family.

    Arrangements have been made through the Triad Cremation Society Inc., of Greensboro, N.C.

    A gathering of celebrating Sheila’s life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at her sister Diane’s home, located at 403 S. Fifth St., Mebane, N.C.

    Donations in Sheila’s memory may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.

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