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Title: HORACE JOYCE DIES IN HIS 75TH YEAR
HORACE JOYCE DIES IN HIS 75TH YEAR
Came of Family Identified Wth Early History of Montreal
A figure once prominent in the business, social and athletic life of Montreal was removed last night in the death of Horace Joyce in his home in the Chateau Apartments. Mr. Joyce was in his 75th year.
Early Montrealers associated the name Joyce with the catering business started by his father, Alfred Joyce, and which passed on to the son. The Joyce place of business on Phillips Square, where the Canada Cement building now stands, was a city landmark for more than half a century.
Born in Montreal, Horace Joyce received his education here. A keen sportsman, he was a charter member of the M.A.A.A., a member of "The Tuque Bleu" and a captain of the old Montreal Bicycle Club. Also interested in social and philanthropic activities he was a member of St. George's Society, Christ Church Cathedral and at one time was vice-president of the League for the Hard of Hearing.
Loss of hearing and a general failing in health forced his retirement some years ago. Beaver Lodge in Outremont was once his home and was then a local beauty spot with private conservatories which sheltered an outstanding collection of flowers.
Surviving are his widow, the former Henrietta Dickson; three sons, H.M.D. Joyce of New York, A.L. Joyce and H.S. Joyce of Montreal and two daughters, Mrs. F.N.K. Falls and Mrs. A.E. Hyndman. There are also eight grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held in the chapel of Joseph C. Wray and Bro., Mountain Street at 3 p.m. Monday.
JOYCE - At his residence, E90 The Chateau, on March 26th, 1937, Horace Joyce, beloved husband of Henrietta Gertrude Dickson, aged 73 years.
Funeral from the Chapel of Jos. C. Wray & Bro., 1234 Mountain Steet at 3 p.m. on Monday March 29th, 1937, to Mount Royal Cemetery.