Peacefully passed away at LHSC-UniversityHospital, Londonon Wednesday, August 15, 2012, of Londonat the age of 82.  Beloved wife of the late Raymond Dennis Sharman (1995).  Dear mother and mother-in-law of Sandra and Court Carmichael of Ilderton and Dennis and Kathy Sharman of Binbrook.  Grandmother of James (Rhonda), Brent (Lorie), Tracie (Adam), Adam and Jason.  Great-grandmother of Brienne, Caelan, Brendan and Calvin.  Also survived by her brother and sister-in-law Alf and Carol Leeson of Langley, B.C., sister-in-law Jean Leeson of London and several nieces and nephews.  Joan will be dearly missed by her close friends Ray Hotham and Annie Lyttle.  Predeceased by her parents Alfred Leeson and Vera Fenn, sister Peggy Sullivan, brother Keith Leeson, brother-in-law Paul Sullivan and daughter-in-law Ruth.

At Joan’s request, there will be no visitation.  A private family graveside service will be held atWoodland Cemetery, London.

If desired, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

Haskett Funeral Home, Lucan (519-227-4211) entrusted with arrangements.

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