She is predeceased by her partner of 36 years, Harold E. Rush, by her parents Greta & Lloyd Merrill. She is survived by her brothers Ron Merrill (Vera) and Paul Merrill (Tish).
Joan will be missed by her daughters Sherry Newman (Mike Vezina), Becky Bonn (Will Mason), Marie Hall-Rush (James Chevalier). She is the loving grandma to Jacob ( Danyelle Lachowich), James (Monika Kulczynska) and Grace Newman, Celina Vezan, Cory & Kevin Hall and Dustin Chevalier. Joan was overjoyed to be a great grandma to Gavin Newman
On behalf of our mother, we would like to thank all of her Doctors and Nurses, the staff of LHIN, all of PSW’s and finally to the wonderful people at Innisfree House that took such good care of Mom and us in her final days. Thank you also to Tri-City Cremation Services for all they do.
With all our love, we send our mother into the next part of her journey.
“Catch you on the Flip Side Mom”
Due to the pandemic, there will be no services. Cremation has taken place. Should you wish to make a donation, please consider Innisfree House, Kidney Foundation or Diabetes Association 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.