Joyce Elsie Knight, age 92, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence. Born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, daughter of the late Walter and Ruth (Highton) Mayes.  Predeceased by her loving husband, Willard Knight (April 28, 2004) and her three sons, Larry (Mary), Paul and Gerald.  Proud and loving mother of Keith (June), Ivan (Mardelle), Wayne (Wilma), Howard (Ingrid), Ruth and Karen. Grandmother of 22 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Joyce will be remembered by her siblings; Gwen Betts, Frank (Patricia) Mayes, Kath (Phil) Godden, Pauline Rye and her many nieces and nephews. Joyce was predeceased by her father and mother in-law Richard and Alice Knight, a sister Margaret in infancy, as well as her brothers-in-law Don Betts and John Rye. Family and friends may call at the W. G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow service, Interment to take place after reception in Avonbank Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation through the funeral home. 519.271.7411