McCann: Joan (Gelinas) of Exeter and formerly of RR 3 Dashwood
Peacefully, at Exeter Villa on Thursday, August 30, 2012 of Exeter and formerly of RR 3 Dashwood in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Clement McCann (2005). Dear mother of Don McCann of Forest, Mary Lou Barnes of St. Thomas, Tom and Deb McCann of Grand Bend, Susan and Peter Czypyha of London, Carolyn and Randy (Quinn) Gilfillan and Diane and Joe Darling all of Exeter and Marilyn McCann of Forest. Proud grandmother of Wayne, Brenda, Brad and Greg; Jeff and Jennifer; Deric and Wanda; Darryl, Todd and Sean; Brianne and Shane; Chad and Scott; Julie, Jena and Jordan and their partners. Great-grandmother of 34 and great-great-grandmother of 2. Dear sister of Yvonne Dietrich of Exeter and sister-in-law of Leona Glavin of RR 2 Lucan and Marie Gelinas of London. Joan is survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sons Rick (2003) and Ken (2004), great-grandson Caleb (1995), daughter-in-law Pauline (1995), son-in-law Bob Barnes (2000).
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, (1 street west of Main), Exeter on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Funeral Mass will be held at Precious Blood Church, 200 Sanders Street West, Exeter on Saturday, September 1st at 11 AM with Father Len Desjardins presiding. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Parish prayers will be said in the funeral home on Friday evening at 8:45 PM.
Donations to the St. Michael’s Foundation (HHT Research) or Community Living South Huron would be appreciated by the family.
Online donations, condolences and other information may be found at www.haskettfh.com.