Joyce Ellen Mary (Crisp) Vankoughnett passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023. Age 94 years.

Beloved wife of the late Ken Vankoughnett. Loving mother of Bonnie Beaucage (John) and the late Lynda Taylor (Roger), and Doug Vankoughnett. Dear Nanny of Richard (Melanie); Stacey (Tom); Robin (Reiner); Jamie; Corey (Sandy); Kimberly; Denys (Liz); Manidogabwe (Ben); and Viktorija. A very special “Wee Nanny” to her 18 great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter. Loving daughter of the late Frederick and Eleanor Crisp, and step-daughter to Alvin Ewin. Dear sister of Edwin, Alfred and the late George, Marshall, Ambrose, Helen, Kenneth, and Nesbit. Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A Service in Celebration of Joyce’s Life will take place in the Logan Memorial Chapel (705-746-5855), 81 James Street, Parry Sound, on Monday, May 29th at 12:00 noon. Family will receive visitors prior to the service from 11:00 A.M.

Reception to follow.

Interment Fairholme Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Dunchurch Knox United Church, or the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation (Auxiliary) would be appreciated.


I am so sorry to hear this news. Joyce was a beautiful soul and will be missed by everyone who knew her.

-Margaret Salt

John, Bonnie and family,
So sorry Bonnie and family on the passing of your mother. You spent so much time this past year making sure she was well looked after sacrificing your precious time with your own family to make sure your mother was safe and well looked after. I am glad you and your family were able to spend one more Mother’s Day with her. The photos you posted on Facebook are priceless. May your mother remain alive in your hearts forever.
Doug & Lorrie Kerr

-Lorrie Kerr

So very sorry for your loss, Bonnie. You have our deepest condolences.

-Melissa and Lester Valley

Sincerest Condolences to Bonnie and All of the Vankoughnett Family at this most difficult time. May ALL of your Cherished Memories with Joyce from over the years help comfort you in your time of grief. Joyce was certainly a wonderful loving and caring person and will certainly be missed. Rest in Peace Joyce.
Clayton Stevenson & Family

-Clayton Stevenson

We were so sorry to hear Joyce had passed away. She was always so cheerful and full of knowledge. She will be missed by her family and anyone who knew her.

-Ivan and Carol Ann Nicksy

We are so sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. Our condolences to all the family of a wonderful lady.

-Irva and Gord Stewart

To the entire family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Joyce was such a sweet lady and I enjoyed the times that I was fortunate to spend with her. She was such a good friend to my mom as well. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

-Karen-Ann Johnson Sandoval

My condolences on the passing of Joyce.
Julie Steele

-Julie Steele (nee Corris)

Bonnie, john and family, so sorry for your loss. Memories will keep joyce close to your heart.


-Danny Shoebottom

Bonnie, John and family
So sorry to hear. Joyce was always so happy and a pleasure to talk to. She was blessed to have a daughter like you and I know she loved her time with you. May the wonderful memories help you through these difficult times.
Natalie & John Gould

-Natalie Gould

Godspeed Joyce. I'm honoured to have known you.


Sorry for your loss. Condolences to all family and friends of this special lady

-Marilyn Hurd

Bonnie and families. So very sorry about your Mom…very special she has been able to keep watch over you for so long!
Moms are irreplaceable.
Love to you all
Patty (Sprunt) Riches

-Patty Riches

Bonnie and Family - I was so saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing but know that she paved a blessed road for her journey to the beautiful resting place. I had only a few in passing times with her but was touched by her helpful, kind, and uplifting ways. She won my heart and I feel happy to have met her. Bonnie, you are most respected for the wonderful love and care provided to your mother. In spiritual thoughts…Doris and Alex Zyganiuk

-Doris Potts -Zyganiuk

Sorry for your loss. Joyce was a wonderful loving cousin. She will be greatly missed.
Love Herbert Robinson and family


Bruce and I are very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Deepest condolences to your family.

-kathryn boyden

So sorry for your loss. Many great fond memories from the Bell fam. Joyce and Alma kept us young lads in line in our junior Bell days. Love to her and family. Abe


She was a Beautiful soul. Always a smile. She will be missed.

-The Steeves Family

I was so sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. A lovely, gracious lady. I was always impressed by her faith and devotion to her family.

-Wanda Winfield

You will be missed greatly Aunt Joyce. Fly high and say hi to dad and give him a hug for me. Much love.

-Paula Crisp

John, Bonnie & family
We are very sorry to hear your mom passed. A mom is always your mom everyday of your life on this earth. Always remember the good, bad and ugly. But especially remember the laughs And the belly rolls you shared. KIRK & Kathy

-Kirk & Kathy Evoy

Dear Bonnie and the family. We send you our deepest condolences on the passing of Joyce. She was a wonderful woman, and we are so glad to have known her. We think of many visits we had with her in the Hope United Church in Nobel, and of her good days there, especially when dear Linda was taking the service. Joyce was truly an inspiration - positive, courageous, generous, and welcoming, always. May she now rest in peace in God‘s care, and may you all feel peace and comfort in your memories, and in knowing that you cared for her so lovingly and faithfully . Sincerely, Pat and Richard Poole

-Patricia and Richard Poole

I am saddened to hear of the passing of such a wonderful person. She was always so friendly and smiling when I saw her. Many years at LOBA also. I am sure you feel blessed that you had her here for 94 years. My heart and thoughts are with you.

-Holly Brown

Aunt Joyce will be fondly remembered and missed by so many. She was a a beautiful lady inside and out and always had a kind for everyone she would meet. I know she is being reunited with all her loved ones and watching over each one of us here. Prayers to the family, please know we are keeping you in our hearts 💕

-Danielle Whittaker Harvey

To Bonnie, John and families,
I was so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Judy Christenson told me after the funeral. I guess Joyce knew me all my life and as I grew older she became one of my favourite people. I was always happy to see her at a bazaar or at a Fair. She was so kind and remembered my kids. I saw her as I was going in to see my Uncle Jimmy in his last few days and her kind and very helpful advice helped with our visit. Your Mom will be missed by so many.
Thinking of you,
Susan Johnson

-Susan Johnson

Such a lovely lady. Always kind and welcoming. My condolences to her family.
Cindy Profit(Agnello)

-Cindy Profit