July 14, 1944 – May 9, 2015
Joan passed away peacefully on May 9, 2015, after a long illness. She was in her 71st year. Joan is survived by her long-time partner, Raymond Shortman of Dundas; her sons Ian, Simon (Lesley); her grandson, Liam; and brother David Hardcastle in England. A very special thank you to Casey, Janet & Steve, Carolina, Martin (Tom) & Maria, Amanda, and Lynn & Chris. Joan had many friends and family who thought the world of her. Please know that the family is very grateful for your love and support to her over the years. Thank you to Dr. Laurie Elit and her team; the nurses, doctors, staff at the Juravinski Cancer Centre & Hospital, especially in Section C-3. And to her homecare nurse, Mui, for her help above and beyond the call of duty these past few years. Friends will be received by the family, on Thursday afternoon & evening from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Cattel, Eaton & Chambers Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, where the Celebration of Joan’s Life will be held on Friday May 15th at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. If you wish, donations in Joan’s name may be made to the Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre.