Joan Theresa Heenan R.N.
Heenan, Joan Theresa (Shannon) R.N.
It is with grieving hearts the family of Joan Theresa
(Shannon) Heenan R.N. of Saint John, formerly of Fredericton Junction,
announce her peaceful and sudden passing which occurred at the Saint
John Regional Hospital on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Born in
Greenville, Maine on March 23, 1926 she was the daughter of the late
Harry and Anne (Barry) Shannon.
Joan graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing
in 1946. Joan worked as a devoted mother and wife. She returned later
in life to her nursing passion serving St. Joseph’s Hospital
as an R.N. for twenty plus years. Joan enjoyed spending time tending
to her garden and playing the piano. In her younger years she enjoyed
curling at the Fredericton Junction Curling Club. She was a woman of
strong faith and loved her church family of St. Rose of Lima. Joan was
known for her elegance and for being a true friend to all generations.
Joan especially loved her home and the new house she and Lee built in
St. Andrews. Her kindness and friendship will be sorely missed by all
who knew her.
Joan is survived by her loving son Francis
She is also survived by several cousinsand a great array of
friends and neighbours.
In addition to her parents, Joan was also predeceased by her
husband Francis Albert Heenan.
Lee would like to extend special thanks to the health care
staff of the Charlotte County Hospital and Palliative Care Unit of the
Saint John Regional Hospital for the exceptional care and compassion
shown to his mother while in their care. No better
Arrangements are under the care and direction of
Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111
Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424) with visiting on Monday, January
1, 2018 from 6-8 PM and Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Rose of Lima
Church, 541 Milford Road, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM.
Interment to take place at St. Columba Cemetery in Fredericton
Junction in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made
to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary, Bobby’s
Hospice or the Cathedral Restoration Fund. www.BrenansFH.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Joan Theresa Heenan RN 19262017.source
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