Joan was born in Monkton, Ontario to the late Adam and Helen (Fern) Rock. She loved to travel and spent many summers with her family at the beach. Joan enjoyed playing the slots at various casino’s and was an avid Butterfly collector. She was especially devoted to her family as they gave her the greatest joy in spending time with them.
Loving and cherished mother of Kimberley, George and Jeannie Smith. Proud grandmother of Sam (Alexis). Dear Sister of Fred Rock (Margie) and Carl Rock .
Predeceased by her sisters Donna Siddall and Doreen Rock, by her friend and partner, Bill Keeso.
A special thank you to her very favorite PSW, Tammy and to Dr. Stacey Hubay, for the kindness and care shown to our Mom over the years.
Cremation has taken place. A family gathering and interment will be announced in the Spring of 2023.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Butterfly Conservatory (Waterloo Regional Community Foundation) as expressions of sympathy.
Messages and condolences may be left for the family at www.tricitycremations.com or 519.772.1237. Please visit Joan's obituary notice on Facebook.