GRANT, JOAN MARY 1922- 2014
Joan passed away in her 93rd year on October 9, 2014 at Southlake Regional Hospital in Newmarket.
Joan was predeceased by her beloved husband Larry, her sister Betty Mitchell, and her brother Allan Day.
She will be fondly remembered by her nieces, Diane Leblovic, (Nicholas), Burlington, and Judith Stephenson, (Rick), Toronto and nephew Rick Mitchell, (Joanne), Chester, Nova Scotia and their children and grandchildren. Joan will also be remembered affectionately by her many friends. Joan was born and raised in Toronto and lived there for most of her life. She moved to Beaverton in 1986 and then to the Roxborough Retirement Residence in Newmarket in 2011.Joan was very committed to volunteering in the Beaverton community. She gave 15 years of service to the foot clinic for Durham/Brock Community Care. Joan also received a ten year Ontario Volunteer Services Award for her work with the Beaverton Thorah Eldon Historical Society. She volunteered at the Beaverton Library for many years and found time to hold the positions of Secretary and Director for Durham Condominiums.Crafts, cooking and baking were her passions, and her family and friends enjoyed receiving her cross stitch projects, cookies, pies, and marmalade.In accordance with Joan’s wishes there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place. Donations in Joan’s memory to the Beaverton Library, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.On line condolences may be made at www.manganfuneralhome.com