Joyce Maria Theresa Burke, 55, of St. John’s, passed away on December 10th, 2016 in St. John’s. Joyce was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Harold and Beatrice Burke on March 16th, 1961. She went to school at Holy Heart of Mary in St. John’s. She graduated from Memorial University. She worked as a Personal Care Attendant in various places for many years, until finally and most notably at Tiffany Village Retirement Living, where her loss is felt immensely by colleagues and residents who respected and loved her dearly. Joyce is preceded in death by sisters Kathleen Piercey and Vivian Burke, and her mother, Beatrice Burke. Joyce is survived by 2 cherished grandchildren: Clara Vivian Marjorie and Rowan Wayne Rance Burke, her only son: Tyler Ryan Burke, daughter-in-law: Kaitlin Amanda Marie Burke, father: Harold Burke, special niece: Darlene Owens, and many loving siblings, in-laws, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, co-workers and friends. As per final wishes, no funeral service or viewing will be held. Joyce’s ashes will be kept by her son. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Carnell’s Funeral Home 329 Freshwater Rd.