October 31, 1962 - September 24, 2023
Joanne Leslie Recalma, "Jo", (nee Quick) born October 31, 1962, passed away on September 24, 2023, at the age of 60. Born the eldest daughter of Colin and Daphne Quick, Jo is predeceased by her mother. She is survived by her husband, Arnold Recalma, four children, Leslie Lennox-Arnold (Graham Arnold), Ashley Bjork (Alex Bjork), Jamie Lennox-Pauloski (Dustin Pauloski), Whit Recalma (Hayden Reimer), her siblings Rodney Quick and Kim Reynaud and her grandchildren, Nicholas, Kaitlynn, Owen, Kade and Andy.
Jo was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, she was known for her beautiful cooking, stunning seasonal displays and striking photography. She loved her family unconditionally. Jo was also a treasured member of her husband's family and she embraced the Pentlatch culture.
A faithful and loving daughter-in-law, Jo spent years caring for her mother and father and in-law where she lived with her husband on the Qualicum First Nation. Jo will be missed as a cherished aunt to her many nieces, nephews and countless relatives in the community. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations at the celebration of life at 12:00 noon, October 7, 2023, at the Lighthouse Community Centre.