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Joan Jewell

Obituary of Joan Jewell

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Entered into rest peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, January 31, 2022 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Harold Jewell (1999). Loving mother of Dawn Vieveen (Wayne), Elaine Coppins (Don), Barbara Doble (Larry), Ken (Sue) and Kelly Thompson (Ron) and special son Peter Duncan (Carol). Grandmother to Lisa Vieveen (Joel), Lori Coates (Scott), Trevor Coppins (Carolyn), Michael Thompson (Sonya), Michelle Doble, Karen Gillespie (Mike), Gary Doble (Jill), Dan Thompson, Troy Coppins (Marcia). Proud great-grandma will be missed by 21 great-grandchildren. Loving sister to Shirley King (Jim 2021), Don Crocker (Norma), Ron Crocker (Caralyn), Sharon Riley (Murray) and Bev. Predeceased by siblings Gladys (Coulter) Price, Sandra Jewell, and Ed Crocker. Joan was born in Hamilton and spent her youth in Beeton before attending Banting Memorial High School in Alliston. Joan was active in baseball and cheerleading and worked on nearby tobacco fields and Bakers Fruit and Vegetable Market in Bradford before meeting Harold at a dance at the Black Horse Hall near Tottenham. They married October 17, 1953 and lived on a farm west of Sunderland to raise their family. Joan & Harold moved to Sunderland in 1969 where she worked at Lowes grocery store and then at Brock High School cafeteria until her retirement. She enjoyed baseball, curling and the Blue Jays - and was excited to have been at the final game of the 1993 World Series. Special thanks to PRHC dialysis unit and Centennial Place LTC in Millbrook. Private arrangements entrusted to the THORNE FUNERAL HOME, 98 River Street in Sunderland (705-432-2672). Internment St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. James Vroomanton United Church. Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.thornefuneralhome.com

Final Resting Place

St. John Cemetery - Brock Township
Lakeridge Road
Sunderland, Ontario, Canada