Joan Elizabeth Kirkpatrick

September 19, 1923 - May 8, 2022

Funeral Details: Private Farewell and Cremation

Kirkpatrick, Joan Elizabeth (nee Cosburn)


Peacefully on Mother's Day, May 8th, 2022, at the age of 98.  Joan (or Joanie to many) was born in Toronto on September 19, 1923 to Orbre and Dorothy (Brunsden) Cosburn.  She spent 75 happy years living on McMaster Avenue.  Joan was the loving mother of Janice Kirkpatrick, Maureen Armstrong, and Jill (David) Tate.  She adored her grandchildren, Tristan and Clare (Rory) Armstrong, and Emily (James), Adam (Monica), Lisa (Andrew) and Sarah (Matt) Tate.  She was also blessed with two great-granddaughters, Rosemary and Louise.  Fondly remembered by Mason Kirkpatrick and Blaine Armstrong.  She was predeceased by her parents, brother Ronnie and sister-in-law Wilda.  Will be missed by many friends and family.  Joan had a full and active life.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren, visiting family on Manitoulin, line-dancing and lunching with her friends at the Mandarin.  And she could always be found at the CNE on opening day!  Joan worked at Simpsons/The Bay (Queen Street) for over twenty years, where she made many friends.  If you wish to remember Joan, a donation to your favorite charity would be appreciated.  No flowers please. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Peaceful Transition York and condolences may be forwarded through


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  • Donna and Steve McCorquodale
    Posted on: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Reply

    Our thoughts are with you all. May peace and tranquility be with you and many happy memories.

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