Stack, Joan, peacefully at Residence on the Thames on Sunday January 13, 2013. Joan Stack of Chatham in her 84th year. Beloved wife of Don. Cherished and much loved mother of Susan Ross (Steve Bodnar); Cindy (Mark) Weaver and Colleen Clark. Proud grandma of Jason Ross and family; Ryan Weaver and Ashley Clark. Special nephew John Stack (Susan and family) and many other nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Donald Emes and Jack Emes. At Joan’s request there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held at the McKinlay Reception Centre, 459 St. Clair St.Chatham on Saturday January 26, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Parkinson Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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