December 6th, 1923 ~ September 30th, 2011
Joan passed away peacefully at Stanford Place, Parksville on the 30th of September, in her 87th year. Joan served as a Royal Navy Nurse during WWII and later married Donovan and immigrated to Canada in 1953. Joan had several books published that spoke of her loving nature. She was also an avid sports person and artist. Moreover, Joan was a terrific wife and a loving and caring mother.
Joan will be dearly missed by her husband Donovan, her four sons Myles, Jonathan, Jason, and Michael as well as her five nieces and nephews. A Celebration of her Life will take place in Montreal in July 2012 and will be attended by her family. Special thanks and gratitude go out to the wonderful staff at Stanford Place.
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.