Joanne Jones passed away peacefully on Friday, February 27, 2009 at the Chinook Care Hospice, the age of 83 years.
Joanne was born and raised in Carman, Manitoba, graduated in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto and lived briefly in Ponoka before moving to Calgary. Joanne was blessed with the special friendship of Myrna Quinn which greatly enriched her life.
She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Dennis; one daughter, Kathryn (Lyle) Fanter of St. Albert; two sons, Ross (Sandra) of Calgary and Ken (Alison) of Ottawa; six grandchildren, Todd and Jessica Fanter, Steven and Laura Jones, and Sean and Stephanie Jones; a brother, Donald Bennett of Vancouver, and a twin sister, Ellen (Walter) Derksen of Edmonton. She was predeceased by her brother Howard Bennett of Carman.
Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 12:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Our appreciation to the staff and volunteers at the Hospice for the excellent care and companionship Joanne received while in their care. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Chinook Hospice, 1261 Glenmore Trail S.W., Calgary AB T2V 4Y8, Telephone: (403 258-0040).
In living memory of Joanne Jones, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences