Joan Mildred MacDonald (nee Garner)

March 20, 1933 - September 3, 2022

Funeral Details: A family service will take place in October.

It is with great sadness, after a long journey , we announce the peaceful passing of our Mom, at Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf on Saturday, September 3, 2022.  Loving wife of the late Alvin Lawrence MacDonald (1995).

Mother of Larry (Kerri), Tim (Sandra), Linda (Gavin) and Karen (Steve).  Grandmother of Ryan, Kyle, Lindsay, Jesse, Emilee, Matt, Great grandmother of James, Beatrice, Isaac, Ellis and Serena.  Daughter of the Late Charles and Doris Garner.

She will be fondly remembered by the staff at both Lakeside Retirement Home and Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf.

A heartfelt thank you for all the care received by both facilities; to Dr. Krishnan and his staff for their years of care, it was very appreciated; and to Dr. Kerstin Mossman and her staff for the tremendous care and support over the years.  She loved you dearly.

A family service will take place in October.

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Gone, but not forgotten


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  • Hilda Neely and Darlene Neely
    Posted on: Thursday, September 15, 2022 Reply

    We were saddened to hear of Joan’s passing. We send our deepest condolences to Karen, Tim, Linda, Larry and family. Joan was a lovely person with a gentle soul. We will always remember all of the times spent visiting and chatting with her over holiday dinners. Sending wishes and prayers to you to help you get through this sad time.

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