Passed away peacefully at the Wedgwood Retirement Residence on Friday, June 18, 2021 after a battle with Leukemia. Phyllis Joan Elizabeth Steele, at the age of 82 years. Beloved wife of Donald William Steele and cherished mother of Mark (Nicole Dumond) and William. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Ashley Steele, Johnathon Steele, Bianna Guerin, Nastassia Jeffrey (Steele), Jessica Mann, Caitlin Steele and Joshua Steele. Predeceased by her brother Larry Taylor and by her parents Jacob and Carol Taylor as well as her daughter Pamela Steele. Joan enjoyed living by the St. Lawrence River with her husband and children and also summers at the cottage in the Kawarthas and winters in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Joan enjoyed traveling to Alaska, Africa, Europe, Australia and several other destinations with her husband over the years and was fond of recalling those special occasions. Joan hosted many bridge games at her home over the years and was a member of The Brockville Country Club. Joan attended St. Lawrence College, completing a business course and was employed for a few years doing accounting for local businesses. Joan loved her cats and took great comfort to have her special one visit with her.
Arrangements are entrusted to Irvine Funeral Home, 4 James Street East, Brockville. Interment service will be held at Oakland Cemetery on Monday, July 26th at 11:00 AM. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Ontario SPCA will be gratefully appreciated. Please send your condolences or share special thoughts of Joan on the Memory Wall of the Irvine Funeral Home online at www.irvinememorial.com.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Joan Steele Taylor Friday June 18th 2021..
Death notice for the town of: Brockville, Province: Ontario