March 15, 1932 – September 15, 2015

Drury_JoanDrury (nee Abbey), (Marilyn) Joan – Peacefully, surrounded by the love and support of her family, (Marilyn) Joan Drury passed away in her 84th year, on September 15, 2015. Beloved wife for 59 years of Douglas Drury, whose death preceded her own by exactly two months to the day. Loving mother of Kathryn Drury, David Drury (Cathy), and Jim Drury (Sheila). Grandmother to Meaghan, Alison, Spencer, Carolyn, Kaitlyn, Tyler, Hilary, Erin, Turner, and Clare. She will be forever remembered by her sister, Susan Abbey Sherman, her brother, Jim Abbey (Bette), her brother-in-law, Bill Drury (Betty), and sister-in-law Jean Wilson (Roger). Joan will be especially missed by lifelong friends Joan Luchak and Marilyn McKeeman. Joan truly enjoyed her time as Executive Director of the McNab Street YWCA in Hamilton and later as a dedicated employee at the Dundas Valley School of Art (DVSA). She spent time in her retirement volunteering with the DVSA Annual Art Auction and helping out at St. Mark’s United Church. Special thanks to Ali and Tyler, Joan’s nurses, and all of the wonderful, kind staff at St. Peter’s Hospital. Cremation has taken place. Friends and family are invited to a funeral service in honour of Joan at St. Mark’s United Church, 1 Lynndale Drive, Dundas, ON at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 19. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Peter’s Hospital, DVSA  or St. Mark’s United Church in Dundas