MARACLE JOAN MARIAN Died peacefully in her home with her family at her bedside on August 10, 2012, one day shy of her 79th birthday. Beloved wife of Vernon for 56 years. Dearest mother of the late Robert, and daughters Lynne (Tony) Minish and Leslie (Eric) Winterbottom. Loving grand-mother to Todd, Stacy, Jimi, Justine and great-grandmother to Kelvin. Joan was born Joan Marian Todd in Beachville, Ontario, Canada on August 11, 1933. She was predeceased by her siblings, Jimmy, Kathleen, Clark, and Jack. Joan leaves behind her many friends in her breast cancer survivor support group and at Joe Louis Arena where she spent a number of years as an usher for the Red Wing games. A private family gathering was held. Memorial contributions may be directed to The Center for Hope, 1216 E. Venice Avenue, Venice, Florida 34285 or www.centerofhopevenice.org
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Vern and Family, We were so sorry to hear about Joan and your loss. She was always a friendly, happy person. May God Bless all of you and help you through a difficult time. Jim and Dolores Reese
Vern, Sorry about your loss.My prayers are with her. Your friend at the joe, Ken
I am so sorry to hear of Joan's passing. We worked together at Zipser & Zack many years ago. She was always a delight and so much fun. Rest in peace dear Joan.