On February 5, 2023, Joy passed away peacefully in her sleep at Burlington Village, surrounded by her loving family, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ray, special and caring mother of Sue (deceased), and Denise. Admired and treasured Grams of Sarah, and Justene, adored Great-Grams of Toby. Special thanks to the caring staff of the Lake House at Burlington Village. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Joy Aitken, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hohepa Canterbury would be appreciated and may be made directly online at hohepacanterbury.com. A Celebration of Joy’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Wednesday, February 15, at 10.00am, private cremation thereafter.