April 12, 1936 ~ July 25, 2012
Joe passed away July 25, 2012 at Dufferin Place, Nanaimo, BC. He was predeceased by a son, Kenneth, sister, Nel and both parents.
He is survived by his loving wife, Verna; sons, Ron (Cathy), Kevin (Dori); grandchildren: Mark, Scott, Josh and Hailey; one brother, John (Nonie) and numerous nieces and nephews.
Joe was a loving family man who enjoyed the outdoors and showed tremendous courage in spite of his debilitating illness. His kindness and respect for others was one of his many qualities. Special thanks to the wonderful staff of Birch Unit and to Doctors Vaughn and Forrester for the comfort and support.
A Celebration of Life will be held in September in Sioux Lookout, Ontario.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Sands ~ Nanaimo