Joyce McDonald (née Drake )

24/01/1933 – 23/02/2022

Loved wife of Charlie (dec.).

Friend of Ben McKenna (dec.).

Adored mother and mother-in-law of Christine Sheldon, Shirley and John Walter, Helen and Ian Spikin, Brian (Bill) and Jack (dec.).

Nana Joycie of Kim and Glenn; Jodie, Kerrie and Brett; Tanya, Tim, Craig and their partners.

Great Nana Joycie to Eddie and Shania, Jesse and Indy; Riley, Zac and Alec; Cameron; Lucy, Toby, Theo; Quinn, Aster; Poppy and Freddie.

Great great Nana Joycie to Nikson and Easton.

Sweet is the sleep that ends all pain,
We would not wake you to suffer again.
Sleep peacefully



Loved daughter of Louis and Agnes (both dec.).
Sister of Betty Bennett (dec.), Elsie McDonald, Ray ‘Blue’ (dec.), Graham (dec.), Ted, Bev Dunn and Joe (dec.), Shirley (dec.), Dorothy (dec.)

Rest in Peace


Funeral Notice

ServiceMarch 1, 2022 - 10:30 am271 Raglan Parade Warrnambool , VIC Venue: Eastern Park

Family and friends of JOYCE are invited to attend a Service at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool commencing at 10.30a.m. on TUESDAY (March 1). The cortège will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Warrnambool cemetery. The Service will be streamed at the above date and time, it can be viewed on the ‘Streaming’ section


  1. Joyce will be fondly remembered as doing her best to give all the Mckenna kids the experience of a grand mother
    May she now Rest In Peace
    The Mckenna Family

    Daryl Mckenna March 1, 2022
  2. Deepest Sympathy to all of Joyce’s family members.
    Very fond memories of cousin Joyce.
    Farewell “licorice legs”
    Rest In Peace
    Billy & Annie Reeves

    Bill Reeves March 1, 2022
  3. Thinking of you all at this sad time on the passing of Joyce, a lovely lady.

    Colin and Thelma Inverarity February 28, 2022
  4. What a beautiful person. Deepest sympathy to all of Joyce’s family. Regards David & Lois Chislett

    David Chislett February 28, 2022
  5. Our thoughts are with all the family of Joyce. Her family will be heart broken but Joyce will now be in a restful place.

    Andrea Bellman February 26, 2022
  6. Sincerest Sympathy to Christine, Shirley, Helen, Bill and Jack(dec) and their families on the passing of a great stalwart of the Cooramook district.

    Joyce was a long time friend of the O’Flaherty family and her kindness in difficult times is well remembered.

    Rest in Peace Joyce.

    Daniel O'Flaherty - Wangaratta February 25, 2022
  7. Dear loved sister and sister in law to elsie and John Mcdonald (jack)Dec aunty to heather jennifer John lockie and Sam
    Our condolences and sympathy to all of Joyces family and grandchildren and great-grandchildren
    Rest in peace

    Jennifer Mcdonald February 25, 2022
  8. I loved our chats Joyce. It was a pleasure to look after you. I wish I got to say farewell. Deepest condolences to Joyce’s family

    Julie King February 24, 2022