At C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Monday, October 8, 2012. JOAN KITCHEN (nee Clemmer), 81 years, of Petrolia, and formerly of Kitchener.  Beloved wife of the late Barry (2007). Dear mother of Andrew and Elaine Kitchen of Port Lambton, Heather and Charles Grant of Vermilion, Alberta, and Gwen Kitchen and Brian Hall of Blenheim, and grandmother of Chad Kitchen, Sean and Tricia Field, Jeffery and Monique Brown, Katie and Jon Causley, Kaleb Grant and Becky Barrett, Jared Grant, Ethan Grant, Becky and Pete Feijo, and Wylie Hreceniuk.  Joan will be missed by several great grandchildren.  Dear sister of Audrey Chapman and David Clemmer.  Joan was predeceased by her parents Abraham and Marie Clemmer, and by her sister Ann Wiles.  Visitors will be received on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia, with parish prayers being offered at 3:45 p.m.  A funeral mass will be celebrated from St. Philip’s Church, King Street, Petrolia on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.  Cremation to follow.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton.  Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at

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