Joyce Palamar

Obituary of Joyce Veronica Palamar

 Joyce Veronica Palamar


Joyce Veronica Palamar (nee Bilyk), formerly of Camrose, Alberta passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on March 01st, 2023.


Joyce was the youngest of 15 siblings raised by her parents Joseph and Amelia Bilyk. The family farmed in the Mundare area during Joyce’s childhood. After completing her education in Mundare Joyce made the big move to Edmonton where she obtained employment with Woodwoods Department Store in the accounting department and modelled as well. 


It was during her modelling days when she met her future husband Tony Palamar. Joyce and Tony we married in 1954 and raised four children in Edmonton and Camrose. 


In addition to raising a family, Joyce pursued careers in retail and business. Mom was an avid gardener, excellent cook and enthusiastically supported her childrens’ academic and sporting activities. Her love of travel led her to tour many countries throughout the world. 


Joyce is survived by her children Daniel Palamar (Pamela), Cindy Bizon-Sawchuk, Kenton Palamar (Christa) and Koreen Beaumont (Gary); nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Mom is also survived by her dearest brother Orest Bilyk and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


A Funeral Mass was held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 9, 2023 from the St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, 3605 50 St Camrose with Father Kris Schmidt as celebrant.

If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Joyce's memory may be made to CapitalCare Grandview, or to the charity of one's choice. 


Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Thursday, March 9, 2023
St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church
3605 50 St
Camrose, Alberta, Canada
(780) 672-1131
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