In Loving Memory
Joy Lorraine Harmer


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Joy Lorraine Harmer
Passed away peacefully
on 2nd March 2024.
Aged 68 years.
Dearly loved wife of Ron.
Loving mother of Ben and Lynda.
Fond mother-in-law of Amanda and Sean.
Adored grandmother of Couper,
Alyssa and Jack.
Loved sister of Shirley and Lyn.

Our bright shining star.

A Funeral Service for

Joy will be held at
Gembrook Community Centre
4 Gembrook Road, Gembrook on
Friday 15th March 2024
commencing at 11.00 a.m.

A private cremation will follow.

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to the family, please leave a message on the
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    • Our Deepest Sympathy to you Ron and all your Family at this sad time, sending much love…I will remember Joys beautiful smile and beautiful nature..Rest Peacefully Joy..Regards Sharyn Thomas and family..❤️

      Sharyn Thomas
    • Joy was such a special fun person and so loved. Our thoughts and prayers are very much with you Ron and all your family at this time. Sending our love Louise and Richard xx

      Richard and Louise Beare
      • To Ron, Ben and Lynda,
        I would like to send my thoughts to you at this sad time. I knew Joy through Fernlea and she was a very special lady with a lovely smile. Always pleased to share snippets re her family.
        Bless you all.
        Rose Crampton

        Rose Crampton
  1. I’m so sad to hear of the passing of Joy.
    I will always remember and cherish the time I had spent with Joy and Ron, I always looked forward to your visits with Joy at the shop, they were my favourite part of the day.
    Please know Ron that there hasn’t been a day that’s gone by where I haven’t thought of you both.
    Thinking of you and sending all my love and condolences to you and your family.

    Kylie Salan
  2. Joy’s passing leaves us all will the deepest of sadness, but Joy bought joy to all who knew her and who were most fortunate to have known and worked with her, our deepest condolences to Ron and family

    Ray Spencer
  3. Sending you all my deepest condolences, love and well wishes. May Joy rest in peace and shine her bright light upon you all.

  4. I’m very sorry for your loss and condolences to all of the family and close friends. Please take care and keep coping.

    Helen smart
  5. With love to you and your family Ron, so sorry to hear of your loss, my deepest sympathies and condolences to you all.

    Tracey lee
  6. Joy lit up the room and always brought happiness with her. She is sadly missed by all of our guests, staff and volunteers. We are very lucky to have had her as part of our Fernlea family. She will remain in our hearts always. Our deepest condolences to her family from all of us who were blessed to know her.

    Fernlea Community Care
  7. Dear Ron and family
    The loss of Joy is a loss to so many. She was brave right to the end, with a smile for everyone. I’ll miss her beautiful hugs and her pure heart. I hope you can find comfort in knowing that you were an amazing support to her and you made every day happy for her. Sending you all my love.

    Sarah Cole
  8. Ron, I was so sorry to hear of Joy’s passing. I will miss seeing her by your side and her smile. Not many people could have cared for her, as you did and still been so involved in the community. Take care of yourself, now.

    Non Blair
  9. Such sadness to hear the loss of your beautiful wife, mother, grandma and friend. Your smile was brighter than the sun. I really only knew you for a short time and believe me you will be remembered for many years to come. Now at rest. Blessings to all. You have grown your angel wings and flew to your eternal home.

    nola ellis
  10. Sending my deepest and sincere condolences to Ron and family.
    Joy always had the most beautiful smile and loving heart. I am so grateful to have shared time with Joy at Fernlea.
    Rest in Peace Joy.
    Suzi Clarke

    Suzi Clarke
  11. To Ron and Family
    my Deepest Sympathy to all of the Family
    I have known Joy and Ron a long time, a lovely lady was joy
    May you rest in peace Joy, kindest regards Bev Winter

    Beverley Winter
  12. Thinking of you Ron and family at this difficult time. Sending our deepest sympathies and condolences to you all.
    Brett Owen & family.

    Brett Owen
  13. Dear Ron and family, please accept my heart felt condolences on learning of dear Joys passing. I am sorry I was not able to attend her funeral and join with you all in remembering what a wonderful lady she was.
    Kind regards, Anne X

    Anne McCormick
  14. dear Ron
    sorry to hear of your sad loss we pay that God blesses joy with peace we offer our condolences to you and all the family at this time
    from Ian and Teresa

    Ian ,Teresa freeman
  15. My deepest condolences to Ron, Ben and Lynda.. Joy was a lovely person.. Always smiling at our family events.. she will be misssd xo

    Kath Rogers