Weleschuk, Joyce Arlene

December 12, 1942 – January 6, 2022
at the age of 79 years     

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022, 2 pm., Salmon Arm Elk’s Hall, 3690 30 Street NE, Salmon Arm, BC

Joyce Arlene Weleschuk, 79, of Salmon Arm, BC, passed away on January 6, 2022.

Joyce was born in Camrose, AB on December 12, 1942.  She married Eugene Weleschuk on May 22, 1965 in Salmon Arm, BC. She was involved in Beta Sigma Phi for 42 years. She was very crafty and enjoyed doing arts and crafts.  She loved to camp and fish but didn’t catch very many.  She also loved to ATV and belonged to the Revelstoke ATV club for about 10 years.  She enjoyed travelling, knitting, Brazilian embroidery and crocheting. Her greatest accomplishments in life were being married and raising her family.  Joyce wanted to be remembered for all the happy times she spent camping and travelling.

Joyce was predeceased by her parents, Lloyd and Laurie Peterson, 3 brothers, Frank, Joe, and Jamie.

Joyce is survived by her husband Eugene, children Raymond (Tami), Edward (Tina), Melody (Stephan), and Arthur (April), 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, sisters Lil (Doug) Dunsmore, Sharlene (Ken) Boychuk, Jean (Al) Hogabaum and brothers Doug (Wendy) Peterson, Andy Peterson and Phil Peterson

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be given to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

The family of Joyce wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all her family and friends.

Funeral services will be announced at a later date. 


  1. My sincere condolences to all of you. Gene, Ray, Ed, Mel, Art and your families. I have wonderful memories of your Mom/Joyce. From fishing, camping, crafting, and advising. She wanted all of us to be well and doing well. I have been encouraged many ways by her love. I will truly miss her too.

  2. Our deepest condolences to Gene and family. I have the fondest memories of Joyce through Beta Sigma Phi. We had some great times…these memories will stay with me forever. You will be missed my friend.

    Sue & Dennis Newton

  3. Our deepest sympathies to the family. …. Joyce always had that ready smile and kind word. Loved to visit with her over the years. …… she will be missed.

  4. We will all miss you aunt Joyce ❤
    I have so many memories of you. You were a funny, strong, creative, and loving woman. I will miss your laugh!!! ❤

  5. We were truly saddened to hear of Joyce’s passing , her smiles and cheerful nature will be missed by all in the neighborhood.
    Our condolences to Eugene and family.

  6. RIP Aunt Joyce ❤ you will be forever in the hearts!!

  7. My deepest condolences Eugene and family. She will be missed by many. Always enjoyed visiting when seeing you.

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