Jo-Anne (Embury) Laurie

A photo of Jo-Anne (Embury) Laurie


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Monday February 17, 2020
2:00- 4:00 p.m.

LAURIE, Jo-Anne (Nee Embury)

Peacefully and quietly yet with a little sass and attitude, the wings we always knew were there took flight and she left us on February 10th, 2020.   Gone to find her treasured son Mike and picking up Mandy, Snicker, Seagram, Chopper, Bumble and Hermie along the way.

Beloved wife of 59 years to Jim. The best mom ever to Jen and her husband Michael Bush and the late Mike (2011).  Loving and often hilarious grandma of Tyler and his mother Liz, and grand dogs Nugget and Timber.  Predeceased by her parents Ken and Evelyn Embury.  Much adored sister of Ken and his wife Sheila, Kim and her husband Terry St. Pierre and the late Bruce Embury. Caring sister-in-law of Carol Embury, Shirley Dawson, the late Gord and the late George Laurie. A very special aunt to her nieces and nephews. A kind and wonderful lady to many.  Following her wishes cremation has taken place. A time to remember Jo-Anne will be held on Monday, February 17th. 2020 from 2 pm to 4 pm at Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 53 Stanley Street, Blenheim, 519 676 9200.  In lieu of flowers please consider donations to your local humane society or animal shelter.

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Kim and Family ,may deepest sympathy to You for loss of Your Sister Jo-Anne ,my thoughts and prayers are with You All

Jen I'm so deeply sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mom. I didnt have the privilege of meeting her but I know how close and special your relationship was. Thinking about you during this difficult time.

Jen, my sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Our sincere condolences to Jo-Anne's family. John and Helen Hanak

Hi Jen, I am very sorry about the loss of your mom. Thi king of you and Mike at this time. Love and prayers to you all.

Jennifer & Michael; Our hearts go out to you during these heart felt times ... Love & respect. X3Amigoss❤️

Hi Jen, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. May she rest in peace xo Linda

Much love to you and your family, Jen. A donation in memory of your beautiful mother will be made to the Peterborough Humane Society and Animal Shelter.

Our. Deepest sympathies. To All of Jo Ann’s. Family she was a kind thoughtful soul. Enjoyed many conversations with her.

To Jen and family, Sincere condolences from Ken Gray and the team at Victoria Greenlawn

Dear Jen and Family; Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your mom. She was a wonderful lady with a great sense of humour. Jo-Anne was the only person I knew who would walk on the beach in her nylons. Always classy! She will be missed! Jodie & Doug Johnston

On behalf of our Windsor funeral team, I would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Jenn and her family.

Jim and families... Blessings and prayers. Jo-Anne's smile and great personality will be missed by all who knew her. Don and Anne Gammage

So sorry to hear of Jo-Anne's passing. Have known Jo-Anne all of my life as we lived across the road from Emburys. What a wonderful lady. Rest in peace.

So sorry for your loss Kim, your sister was such a great lady. I haven't seen her in years but I remember her humour and sass like it was yesterday. Hugs my friend❤️🦋

My thoughts and prayers are with Jo-Anne and her whole family and many friends. She was such a kind, pleasant soul who worked hard her whole life. She will be missed by many ...may she rest in peace.

Saad to such a lovely person leave us. I have known Jo-Anne since I was a child and always run into her from time to time and discussed our younger years. My deepest sympathy to her family.

May you find comfort in your precious memories. Thinking of you all.

Special friend/neighbor... We will miss you Jo... sweet/funny/beautiful/quiet/generous spirit...we will never forget you... ..lov and hugs... Sheila....Dave...Hailey...and Shy xoxox

So sad to read of the padding of Jo-Anne. Such a fun loving woman. Always willing to give a helping hand. Admired by many and compassionate to all. Jo-Anne has left her mark in this world and for that the world is a better place. RIP my friend.

RIP Great friendly neighbour on john street. Sorry hear of your loss

Sorry to hear of her passing, she was always very friendly and kind.

Jen & family, I’m very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.

My sincere condolences Jim, Jen and family. Jo-Anne was like a second mom to us boys during our teen years while hanging out with Mike, down on John street. A very kind and caring woman who will be missed by many. Jeff and Michelle Shepherd