DemberlineDemberline, Joan Anne (Nee: Crotaz)

Born May 26. 1939 Barrie, ON passed away early morning of Sunday, August 31. 2014 with her family by her side.

Predeceased by mother and father, Ernie & Flossie Crotaz, 2 brothers, William (Jenny) & Arthur (Darlene) Crotaz. Survived by husband Alfred (Red), Daughters; Kim Demberline & Sue (Fred) Fennell & Grandchildren Jasmin & Jarrett Fennell.

In her youth Joan was an accomplished synchronized figure skater (Barrie Barriettes), meanwhile a devoted volunteer candy striper at the Royal Victoria Hospital, where she met her husband of 57 years.

A long time employee of the Canadian General Electric, for 26 years. Employee of the Simcoe County Board of Education (Innisdale Secondary School). A devoted daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother. Will be sadly missed by family and friends!

In lieu of flowers, donations to Spinal Cord Injury of Ontario Barrie Office, Canadian Lung Association or Kidney Foundation of Canada is preferred.

In celebration of Joan’s life, there will a drop-in gathering on Friday, September 5th. 2014 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm at Town & Country Steak House, 76 Dunlop Street W, Barrie, ON. If desired, online condolences for the family may be left at

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