HandsJoe1Peacefully at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. JOE HANDS, formerly of Wyoming, was in his 89th year. Joe will be missed by his wife of 67 years Beatrice (nee O’Hara), his children David (Debbie) Hands, Donna (Rob) Johnson, and Denise (Bruce Baird) Hands, his grandchildren Jeff (Andrea) Hands, Jody (Mike) Flanagan, Rachel Johnson, and Derek Johnson, and his great grandchildren Avery and Barrett Hands, and Liam, Ashlyn, and Grady Flanagan. Joe was the brother of Delta (the late Gordon) Stephenson and the late George Hands. He will also be missed by his special friend Gloria, his sisters-in-law Lois and Pansy O’Hara and his many nieces and nephews. Joe retired 28 years ago from farming near Wyoming and from Holmes Foundry. Visitors will be received on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the WYOMING CHAPEL, 650 Broadway St., Wyoming. Burns Lodge No. 153 will conduct a memorial service on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Wyoming United Church, 730 Second St., Wyoming. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca) or the Lung Association (www.lung.ca). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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