March 11, 1959 – Castrofilippo, Italy
September 9, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta
Giovanna (Joanne) Ball (nee Tinebra), passed away at her residence in Calgary, AB on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at the age of 59 years.
Giovanna was born in Castrofilipo, Italy and came to Canada in 1964, when she was 5 years of age. She grew up in Winnipeg, MB with her loving parents and sister Angie, and met Keith in 1975. Keith and Joanne were married in 1979 and had three beautiful children together; Julia, Philip, and Robert. Joanne loved to spend her time caring for her family and also worked part-time with the bank and as a caregiver. Joanne moved to Calgary in 2001 with her husband and three children. Joanne was a nurturing, funny, and witty soul and had the ability to make you laugh, feel comfortable and at ease with her company. She loved to cook, spend time outdoors, gardening, and especially spending time with her kids and beloved grandchildren.
Joanne is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Julia and Jeremy; two sons and daughter-in-law, Philip, Robert and Kim; sister and brother-in-law, Angie and Kevin; ex-husband, Keith; a niece, Lauren; two nephews, Paul and Cameron; and six grandchildren, Carmen, Emily, Lucas, Karis, Ethan, and Baby Ball on the way. She was predeceased by her parents, Carmelo and Giusepppa (Josephine) Tinebra.
A Funeral Service will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Deerfoot South), 12281 40th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the Funeral Home. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to Alberta Health Services – Mental Health via www.albertahealthservices.ca/amh. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Jo Ball, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET S.E., Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.Print This Obituary & Condolences