After a long illness, Joann Waldbrook passed away on March 22, 2004 while in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox. Born May 2, 1943 in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia, Ont. Predeceased by parents Charles Reginald and Mary Josephine Hamilton. Predeceased by three brothers and a sister and infant daughter Christine. Survived by sisters Dorita Deforges (Emile) of Capreol, Ont.; Jackie Anderson of Kamloops, BC; Shelly Pratt (Donny) of Capreol, Ont. Brothers: Bobby of Toronto, Ont.; Brian (Brenda), Reggie (Andrea) of Squamish, B.C. and many nieces and nephews
Survived by husband Jerry, sons George and Doug of the Comox Valley and daughter Narda Bradshaw (Doug) of Port Alice, B.C. Also survived by granddaughters Amber and Danielle, grandsons Dustin, Taylor, Dallas and great-granddaughter Sienna.
Joann will be fondly remembered for the big smile that could light up the room, for the generosity, caring and love she extended to all she came in contact with; for her love of books, plants, flowers, her cat Max; and most of all for the love she showed her family and friends. Her passing leaves a great void for all who knew her.
Joann had requested that there be no memorial service. There will be a small gathering of family and close friends to celebrate the life of this wonderful person. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Arthritis Society, BC & Yukon Division, 895 West 10th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L7, or your favourite chairty. Arrangements