Joan King
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1922 - 2018
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Obituary for Joan King

Joan  King
Joan King ~ On Sunday, October, 28, 2018, the King family lost their Matriarch, the one who kept us together and instilled the importance of family. Mrs. Winnifred Joan (Brown) King of Listowel, passed away surrounded by her family at Listowel Memorial Hospital, in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Leonard King who called her his English Rose.

Mother of Pat and Don McIntosh of Atwood, Leonard and Donna King of Listowel, the late Greg King, and the late Dana King.

Grandmother of Scott and Lisa McIntosh, Christopher McIntosh and Dr. Chris Picheca, Steven King, Stacey and Christian Feldskov, Jeff King and Ivan Lin, Mike and Susan King, and Mark and Vickie King. Great-grandmother of MacKenzie, Lane, Stephen, Robin, Brittany, Carling, Jacqueline, Andrew, Lexi, Erik, Abby, Landon, Clark, Teagan, Kylie, and Cory, and great-great-grandmother of many. Predeceased by her granddaughter Laurie King

Joan was born in Blyth, England, in 1922, and came to Canada as a war-bride in 1947. She will be remembered for her strength, love of family, pride in her English ancestry, and her great fashion sense. Her death will leave a tremendous void in the lives of so many.

Visitation will be held at the Eaton Funeral Home, Listowel on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday, November 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Peter Baldwin officiating.

Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel.

Memorial donations to the Listowel Legion, or Terry Fox Foundation would be appreciated.

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