Graveside Service and Celebration of Life: BRYDGES, Christina Joyce (Blackstock)


Passed away peacefully at Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Jerry Brydges. Loving mother of Linda Smith-Bertolo (Victor), Kathy Shier-Burke (Tom), Andrew Brydges (Marilyn) and Allyson Neal (Shawne). Dear Nana of Gregory Shier (Dedra); Great-Grandmother of Micheal, Maddison and Lauren. Special Nana to Alicen and Ashley. Special friend to Cora. Grandmother of the fur babies. Predeceased by her sisters and brothers Ethel, Harold, Jean, and Alvin. Fondly remembered by her nieces Pat, Joan, and Judy; and many Great-Nieces and Great-Nephews.

Following Joyce’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Graveside Service will be held at Sands Cemetery on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (Covid regulations apply). Family and Friends are invited to attend a come and go celebration of Christina’s life at Quattro Hotel (229 Great Northern Road) on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Covid regulations apply).

Special thank you to the Staff of the Great Northern Retirement Home for their care and compassion over the years. Joyce’s family would like to thank the Staff and Volunteers at ARCH, Karen Barban and Dr. Nikki Apostle.

Memorial donations made (payable by cheque or online) to ARCH would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street East 705-759-2522). Please visit the Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.