Joanne Claudette Laurie
C., 58 years of age, of Springhill, passed away
peacefully at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre surrounded by her
loving family and friends on Wednesday, January 2,
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, she was the
daughter of Rosette and Garnet Mattinson, Oxford, NS.
Joanne enjoyed spending time at her
cottage, also known as her « Happy Place » in Five
Islands. She shared a passion with her husband Joe cruising
on various cruise ships throughout the Caribbean. Anyone who
knew Joanne, knew her compassion for all animals and especially her
In addition to her parents Joanne is
survived by her husband Joe of 33 years, Springhill; children Jennifer
(Barclay Melanson), Nappan, Steven, British Columbia; three
grandchildren, Jaden, Brooklyn, Truro, NS and Keaton Melanson, Nappan;
brothers Rick (April), Dartmouth, NS, David (Jane), Oxford, NS, Mike
(Kim), Halifax, NS; sister Mary Ann Mattinson, Oxford, NS; also
survived by several nieces and nephews.
Joanne was predeceased by brother Bobby
Mattinson. She was also predeceased by her two beloved fur
babies Nikki-Bear and Dusty and survived by her fur baby
Arrangements are under the care and
guidance of A.H. Brown Funeral
Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill (902-597-2361)
where visiting hours will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019 from 6 to
8 pm. An evening prayer service, led by Clare Canning will
take place at 8 pm. Her Funeral Liturgy of the Word will be
held from St. John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Springhill, on
Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 10 am, Deacon Howard Gotell
officiating. Burial will be held in the Mount Pleasant
Cemetery at a later date.
Joanne’s family wishes to
offer special thanks to Dr. Faryniak and Dr. Bobadilla, all the nurses
on the second floor, and in the ICU, and her special friends Cheryl
Little (Ellis), Ruby Gordon (Hannah), Audrey Mattinson and Robin
MacLeod for their dedication and care shown to Joanne.
Donations in memory of Joanne may be
made to the S.P.C.A., or the charity of your choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting Joanne’s online memorial at
www.brownsfuneralhome.com or through the A.H. Brown Funeral Home Facebook
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Joanne Claudette Laurie 19602019..
Décès pour la Ville: Springhill, Province: Nova Scotia