February 26th, 2019
Passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, in London, Ontario. Beloved wife of the late Henry for 58 years. Loving mother of Karen (Rob) Wong of Georgetown, Ontario; Donald (Darcey) Kaluza of Victoria, B.C.; and David (Tika) Kaluza of Cambridge, Ontario. Loved sister of Jack Mitchell of Burlington, and Jim (Gayle) of Huntsville. Dear Nana of Adrian (Lyndsey), Brendan, Trevor, Christopher (Kristina), Amanda, Scott, Heather, Glenn, Nika, and Graham (Hannah). Proud « Great-Nana » to Melanie, Camilla, Ava, and Esse. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Jack and Mary Mitchell; and sisters, May Bottrell, Frieda Groleau, Agnes Couse, and Peggy Kershaw. Joan will be well remembered at Oakridge Presbyterian Church and personal groups such as the Out to Lunch Bunch, the YMCA, and Quilters Guild. Joan loved to quilt and her work is proudly on display by family members and many of her friends in the community. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Caroline Despard, Tom Kontio, Lilly Beth Colindres, and all the caregivers at University Hospital and Horizon Place. A Celebration of Joan’s Life will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment at a later date at Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Joan are asked to consider Diabetes Canada.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Kaluza Joan February 26th 2019..