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Born: Jan 17, 1937

Date of Passing: Aug 15, 2019

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January 17, 1937 - August 15, 2019

Peacefully, after a three year courageous battle with cancer, Joan, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away.
Joan is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ron; son Jeff (Kelly); sisters, Bernice (Ray) and Sandy; special grandchildren, Rob (Sarah), Natalie and Morgan (Ric); as well as many longtime friends in Winnipeg, Alberta, BC, Arizona and at Willard Lake, ON.
Joan was predeceased by her parents, Peggy and Neil; sister Neila; brother Russell; and son Greg.
Upon graduating from Daniel MacIntyre Collegiate, Joan worked at Manitoba Hydro and then married Ron in 1956. Upon the birth of her boys, Jeff and Greg, she stayed home and looked after all three men in her life. She was an excellent cook and baker and when she had free time she was an avid reader of mystery novels.
The family would like to acknowledge the exceptional care and treatment received by the staff at the Buhler Cancer Centre at Victoria Hospital and at the St. Boniface Hospital Palliative Care Unit.
A memorial service will be held on August 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Thomson "In the Park" Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Blvd.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba.

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As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 17, 2019

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • Our Sincere Condolences Ron & Family. - Posted by: Paul & Gayl Crane (Mesa AZ friends) on: Sep 02, 2019

  • Such a wonderful lady. My condolences to her loving, devoted husband Ron and her famil . - Posted by: Tara and Jarrett (Friends ) on: Aug 25, 2019

  • We met Ron & Joan when we moved into Cielo Grande Park in 2011 and Ron and Joan welcomed us with genuine friendship. Patty and Joan became close friends and Ron and I shared a passion for golf and as well some poker games and multiple Saturday mornings flipping pancakes. Dinners enjoyed with both and outings were shared. We will have a hole in our hearts that Joan filled but we have lots of memories. We wish the family peace and strength in this time of sorrow but know she is in a better place. With love, Jerry and "Patty" Moore - Posted by: Jerry and Pat Moore (Friends and golf pal) on: Aug 21, 2019

  • Joan was wonderful lady, Paulette & I always enjoyed her company, whether it was at the shooting ranges or playing cards in AZ, we will miss her very much. She fought a tough battle, but we are sure she is at peace now and in a better place. Our condolences go out to our friend Ron and his family. Gerry and Paulette - Posted by: Gerry & Paulette Hourd & family (Friend) on: Aug 17, 2019

  • Our sympathy to Ron and family - Posted by: Jim & Kaye Passey (Friend) on: Aug 17, 2019

  • Our thoughts are with you. Condolences to Ron and family. - Posted by: Jeff & Caron Sveistrup (Former neighbours) on: Aug 17, 2019

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