Thelma Joyce Obituary, Death – It is with a heavy heart that we announce the peaceful passing of Thelma Joyce Purcell on Monday, 13th November 2023, at the age of 95. Surrounded by the warmth of Renmark Residential Aged Care, Thelma bid farewell to this world, leaving behind a legacy of love, family, and cherished memories. Thelma was the beloved wife of Kevin (deceased) and the loving mother of Helen, Marilyn, Julianne, Barrie, Dianne, and their families. Her departure marks the end of an era, yet her spirit will forever linger in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know her. Thelma’s life was a testament to love, resilience, and the enduring bonds of family.
In the wake of her passing, the family extends a heartfelt invitation to relatives and friends to join them in commemorating Thelma’s life at her funeral service. The service will be conducted entirely at the graveside in Renmark Lawn Cemetery, Arumpo Street, Renmark, on Wednesday, 22nd November 2023, at 1:00 pm. This gathering will serve as a time to celebrate Thelma’s remarkable journey and share in the collective grief of those who mourn her departure. A poignant verse reflects the sentiments of those who now carry Thelma’s memory in their hearts: “No longer in my life to share, but in my heart always there.” These words encapsulate the enduring impact she had on the lives of her loved ones, an impact that transcends the boundaries of time and space.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that those who wish to pay their respects consider making a donation to Renmark Residential Aged Care in Thelma’s memory. This gesture not only honors her legacy but also contributes to the well-being of those who continue to reside in the care facility that became a second home to Thelma in her later years. Donations may be made at the service, offering an opportunity for friends and family to come together in support of a cause dear to Thelma’s heart. Thelma Joyce Purcell leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, and strength. As we gather to bid her a final farewell, let us remember the joy she brought into our lives and find solace in the knowledge that her spirit will forever live on in the hearts of those who were touched by her grace.