Daughter of deceased parents Tom and Hazel Conway of Sarnia passed away peacefully today Oct 17 at 10:00 am in St Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia after a herculean battle with cancer and other associated illnesses. She is survived by her loving family, husband Robert, son David (Isabelle) of Denver Colorado and daughter Janet (Jamie) of Orlando Florida. She is cherished by three lovely granddaughters, Naomi, Paige and Quinn in Colorado. She will be dearly missed by twin sister Dianne Dolby (Richard) of Sarnia, younger sister Jacqueline (Nick) of Kincardine and brother in law Ross Burns of St. Catharines. Joanne was a graduate of Northern High School in Sarnia and worked as a secretary for Canadian Oil then Polymer in the chemical valley. She lived in Toronto and Alberta for many years before returning to her special place, Sarnia. She was an accomplished golfer over forty years and over four thousand plus rounds played. She had six aces and four club championships in her career starting at Uplands then Toronto Ladies in Toronto, then Pinebrook (Calgary) and Highwood (High River) in Alberta, as well as Trail Ridge (Sun City West) in Arizona and finally at Sarnia Golf and Country Club. She will be sorely missed by all her golfing buddies and other friends in Ontario, Alberta, B.C. and Arizona. Joanne was an excellent ceramicist, curler, bridge player, gourmet cook and a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker. She was a nice person who made everyone she met feel good and made the world a better place. A open house will be held at the Smith Family Centre, 1576 London Line, Sarnia from 1-3 pm on Monday Oct 22. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia Lambton, 475 N Christina St., Sarnia ON, N7T 5W3 who provided excellent service at the end.  Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca/

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