Memorial Service


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Please attend the Memorial Service in honour of Joan Arlene Jilks

Where: Bala United Church

When: July 15th, 2006

Time: 1:30 p.m., - refreshments to follow.



Order of Service

Processional Hymn: #48 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Welcome to our celebration of life.

Christmas was Joan’s favourite time of year&


Hymn: #38 Angels We Have Heard on High

Scripture: Psalm 23

Scripture: Psalm 121

Scripture: John 14

Anthem: With a Gentle Touch

Eulogy: Jane Fitzgerald

Reading: Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep

Hymn: #436 Abide With Me


Trio: O, Holy Night

Reading: Poem: All is Well

Anthem: Psalm of Quietness

Eulogies: Robin, Jennifer

Closing Hymn: #703 In the Bulb There Is a Flower


Recessional Hymn: #266 Amazing Grace


Joan A. Jilks was in her 81st year of life. Beloved wife to Raymond Dane Jilks of Bala. Dear mother to Jennifer Ann (Brian) Jilks, formerly of Ottawa, and Robin Frederick Jilks of Campbell River, B.C. Beloved grandmother to Caitlin, Jesse, Terry and Keegan. Survived by her sister Margaret Simmons, of Lethbridge, Alberta. Predeceased by her sisters Lillian and Marion and by her brother Frederick. The family received friends at W.J. Cavill Funeral Home in Gravenhurst on Friday, May 19, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life for Joan Arlene Jilks will take place at the Bala United Church on July 15th.

If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Bala United Church would be appreciated.

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Contact: Jennifer Jilks