Joan Lawrence

A photo of Joan Lawrence

Service:

Private

It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of Joan Elizabeth Lawrence (nee Gall) on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Beloved wife of Charles Lawrence for 66 years.

Joan was born in Welland, Ontario August 3, 1936, daughter of the late Donald and Helen Gall (nee Smith).

Loving mother of Christine (Rick) Muckle, Donald (Mary), Kathryn (Paul) Breault, Andrew (Tracey) and Anne (Alan) English.

Proud Grandma of Gordon (Molly), Jonathan (Lisa), Ashley (Steve) Wragg, Jordan, Brian (Danna) Muckle, Derek (Sarah) English, Danielle (Mitch) Breault, Jamie (John) McKillop and Megan (Alec) English. Eight dearly loved great grandchildren and one on the way.

Loving sister to Alexandra Gall and sister-in-law to James (Glenis) Lawrence and the late Bill Lawrence.  Loving Aunt to several nieces and nephews.

Joan was a dedicated mother to 5 children who graduated post-secondary education and went on to successful careers.  Her love was extended to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Joan was a member of the Randolph Churchill IODE, serving as Regent, and also the Helping Hands Auxiliary, Trinity Anglican Church as a Sunday School Teacher, Choir member, Altar Guild and a member of the Blenheim Figure Skating Club Executive serving as President.

Special thank you to Dr. Clendenning, Lisa, Lynn, Julie, Katy and her other wonderful health care providers.

A private family funeral service will be held at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery in the Lawrence plot at a later date. If desired, memorial contributions to Trinity Anglican Church Blenheim, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation or charity of your choice are appreciated by the family.

Joan’s memorial video can be viewed from the following link:http://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/7SD7HPSPKM7YHDYY

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So sorry for your loss, Our thoughts and prayers are with all . Dennis +Brenda

Sincere condolences to the Lawrence families.

Sending our heartfelt condolences to all the Lawrence family. Hope you are comforted by wonderful memories, the caring of others and the healing power of time.

Sincere condolences to Charles, Christine & Rick & all the Lawrence families. Our family have many fond memories of their times with you. Take good care of each other. /Nancy & family

So sorry for your loss guys…. Big hugs

Mary, Don and Lawrence family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your Mom and Grandma. You are all in our thoughts Kelly and Derek Edwards

Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Sending my deepest sympathy to your entire family and keeping you close my thoughts and in my heart. Sinerely, Jane Erickson

Andrew ,Tracey & Lawrence Family. Our Deepest Sympathies on the passing of mom and grandma

Thinking of your family through this hard time. You are in our prayers. Butch and Joy Segeren

Lawrence Family, My condolences on the passing of Joan. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Lucy Hartford

We extend deep sympathy to the Lawrence family in the loss of dear Grandma Joan. Please know that our thoughts & prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

We were so saddened to hear of your loss! Thinking of you all at this difficult time. We hope you find comfort in all your memories. Bob & Maryanne

Don & family - Sorry for the loss of your mom - Jay Lekavy

Kathy, Paul, Danielle, Jamie and Lawrence family. So sorry to hear of your mom/grandmothers passing. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Praying all your wonderful memories will give you the strength to get through the days ahead.

Prayers for you and your family. Remember Joan from High School days. Always had a smile. God bless, Joyce and Bill

Don, Mary and family, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing.. Keep your memories close, they will help you though this difficult time. Will keep you in or thoughts and prayer. Kelvin and Jackie Ashby

Ann, Allan and Family, Sending sincere sympathy. Moms touch a special place in our hearts. Keeping you in our prayers.

Chuck and family. We are sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you during this difficult time.

Anne, Chris, Kathy, Andrew, Chuck and families- You are all in our prayers and we are sending heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. Rick and Lisa and family. XO

So sorry to hear of your mother, grandmother she will be greatly missed.

My condolences and prayers to the Lawrence family on the passing of your Mom. RIP

Christine and families, I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts and sympathies go out to all of you. Jenny Tscharke and Alain Couture

Christine and family, We were so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. We are thinking of you and send you our sympathy. Dick and Norma

This has been a long journey for Joan, we’re happy she was able to spend one more Christmas and New Year with her family. Our deepest sympathies to each of you…

Please accept my condolences for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

Chuck and the Lawrence family, Our deepest condolences from Ralph and Gayle. May Joan rest in peace.

Grandma Joan was such a special lady. She always had a smile and a kind word for anyone she met even when she wasn't well. We hope you find peace in knowing that she is no longer suffering and is in a better place. May God be with the Lawrence family during this difficult time in the loss of your matriarch. Love Amy, Rob, and family

My sincere condolences to Kathy and the Lawrence family. Hold on to all the great memories . My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Your mom will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Hugs

Our sincere condolences on the passing of your mom, Christine. May your wonderful memories sustain you, as your grieve your loss.

Dear Chuck & family, so very sorry for this loss in your family, she was the Love of her families lives. Knowing the Lord will give you the strength you need in the days ahead. Thinking of you ♥️

So sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for everyone. Joan was a beautiful woman, she will be greatly missed. Prayers for family and friends. Love Lee and Dustin.❤️

So sorry for your loss. Our sincere condolences to the Lawrence family. Karen & John Roe

Dear Mr. Lawrence, Don, Mary and all the Lawrence family. Sending our sincerest condolences for the loss of Joan. Such a lovely lady, she will be deeply missed. Love and peace to you all. Judy and Gary Morrison

My condolences to all the family for your loss. Thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. I always enjoyed running into your Mom and having a friendly chat. A beautiful lady.

Tracey, Andrew & family: sending my heart felt condolences.

So sorry to hear about miss Joan, Chuck. Thinking of you and your family.

Christine and families, my condolences to you and your family. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Colleen Crow

My sincerest condolences to the Lawrence family. May your living memories help you through this journey. God Bless

Sending our condolence,thoughts and prayers to Don, his family and friend Rest in Peace Joan

Sincere condolences. ❤🙏 From: Joanne & Bob Gillespie and Nina Rumble Snake

Sincere condolences.❤🙏

To Al Anne and family. Sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Our deepest sympathy. John and Gayle Richardson

Chris & Lawrence family Sorry for your recent loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family. God Bless Brenda & Joe

To the Lawrence family, So sorry for your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with you, I always enjoyed my chats with mom (and dad)during my time at the pharmacy.

Our sincere condolences to Chuck & family for your loss.

Sending our sincere condolences to the Lawrence family. Joan was such a caring and lovely lady. RIP

Chuck and Family, We have such wonderful memories over the past 40 years of all the times we were with the Lawrence’s at the Road Builders events . We always loved the stories of Joan telling us some of tales of what it was like trying to raise those five children. We extend our deepest sympathy . Rob and Cathy Taylor

Chuck and Family, so very sorry to her about Joan. I was talking to Mom (Marlene) last night about her passing . Mom and Dad both enjoyed their outings and visits with you and Joan. Mom shared more stories last night as we relived some of the Ontario Road Builders Association functions and Carleton Race track events that you all shared. Great memories and Joan will be surely missed. Our condolences to all of you. Steve

Dear Chris, Kathy, and Ann, I was so sorry to read this sad news. I always enjoyed your Mom when we were involved with the Helping Hands Auxilary! She had a quick wit and spunkiness about her which added some spirit to our meetings and other events! I am sure that this loss will leave a huge void in all of your lives, especially your for Dad. Please know that I am thinking of you all during this sad time. Sending you all big hugs, Michele

Extending my deepest sympathy to the family of Joan Lawrence. Sorry for you lose. Prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.

Christine, Rick and Lawrence family - deepest condolences - our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Charles, and family, Sincere condolences to the Lawrence family in the passing of Joan. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP Joan Sincerely, Peter and Linda

Charles and family. So sorry for you loss. Joan was a wonderful woman. May the good memories give you comfort during you time of sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Gaylene Young

Thinking of you all. May God wrap his arms around you all and give you peace and comfort at this time.

To the entire Lawrence family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this difficult time. Joan's suffering is now over and she is at peace. You're memories of all the good times will give you strength. The photo of Joan is how we all remember her, beautiful and smiling. Karen & Paul McEachran

We are sorry to hear of Joan’s passing. She was a lovely lady and we always enjoyed our visits with her. Our sincerest sympathies.

Chuck and family, Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Joan. She was a remarkable woman, always smiling and never failed to say hello. May she "Rest in Peace"

To Chuck and family, so sorry to hear of Joan's passing, she was a kind and loving person, a wonderful lady who I always admired, may our thoughts and prayers with be with you at this difficult time. RIP Joan Pat and Barry

Chuck, Chris, Don, Kathy, Andrew, Anne and all family, My deepest sympathy to all of you. What a tremendous loss. Joan leaves a great void not only in all of your lives, but in all those she touched. My heart and prayers go out to all of you. Sincerely, Eileen Lindsay

Chuck and family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Joan. She was an outstanding lady and was always smiling, she never failed to say hello. May she Rest in Peace

Sending my condolences to Chuck and the family on the loss of Joan. Chuck and Joan were such great friends of my Mom and Dad. I have heard many stories from my dad growing up in Blenheim and his time spent with the Lawrence family. The picture of Joan is how I remember her ... a smile that brought you into her heart. Linda

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you at this time, our thoughts are with you and your family.

So sorry to hear of Joan's passing. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Dawn and Mark Schives

Caring thoughts to the Lawrence family.

So sorry to hear of Joan’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time. Your memories will give you strength. Eli and Dave

Chuck and family...My condolences to all of you. Joan was a kind and loving lady. Prayers for your family.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

To the Lawrence family, Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of Joan. She will always be remembered as a lovely lady. May you find comfort in your memories, and may God grant you peace. With Sincere Sympathy, Myra (Foulis) & Don Pettit and family

Our deepest sympathies are extended to all. Joan was a wonderful woman. She was so kind and loving. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time. Connie and Dennis

To the Lawrence family, please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. Although I have known Joan for 35 yrs and can think of lots of stories and laughs, no words seem adequate to capture the love and pride she had for her family Sincerely Claudia and Kevin

To the Lawrence families … so very sorry for your loss. May all the wonderful memories help bring you peace during this difficult time. Jeff & Marg

Sorry for your loss. Joan was a wonderful Lady. She will be greatly missed

Chuck and the entire Lawrence family: thinking of you all during this very difficult time. My deepest condolences on your loss.

To Chuck and family, We are so sorry to hear of Joan's passing. Just a wonderful lady who will be missed by all. Our thoughts are with your entire family. Peggy and Peter Watson

Our sincere condolences on Joans passing thoughts and prayers to you all

Sending sincere sympathy to everyone 💞

Our deepest condolences to Anne and the entire family with the loss of such friendly lady ❤️

So sorry to hear of Joan's passing, condolences to Chuck and the whole Lawrence family.

To the Lawrence family. So very sorry for your loss. Joan was a lovely lady? Please accept our sincere condolences. Gord and Liz Kirk.

Sincere sympathy to everyone 💞 please hold all your wonderful memories close at this difficult time ❤️ Hugs to all

To the Lawrence Family; I was saddened to receive the news of the passing of Joan. She was a remarkable person that dedicated her time to her family and activities in the community. Cherish the many memories created with her. My condolences to all family members.

To the Lawrence family, So very sorry for your loss. Please accept our sincere condolences. Sue and Henry Wiebenga and family

Andrew ,Tracey and family we are sorry to hear of your loss ,our thoughts and prayers are with you , The Woudenberg family

Our condolences to the Lawrence Family and extended family members. May you find peace by sharing the fond memories and stories of your wife, mother, grandma and great grandma. Hugs to all of you.

Chris I have thought of you so often. My sincere condolences to you and your family. Cherish each and every memory of your mom close to you heart always.

Dear chuck and family, so very sorry to hear about your dear Joan. Sending big hugs to you all. I am so sorry we cannot be there to support you all. She was a remarkable lady and will be missed by so many.

Sincere condolences to the Lawrence family! So sorry to hear of Joans passing. Cherish your memories! You are in our thoughts and prayers. ❤❤ Lance, Karen, Darcy, Hanna, Brandon and Amber

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Cherish the wonderful memories of your Mom to help with difficult days ahead. ❤️

We are sorry to hear of this news & send our sincere condolences to the whole (wonderful) family. May God Bless you all and Joan ,Rest in Peace. Much Love & Hugs to you all .

I’m so sorry to hear of Joanne‘s passing. I have so many fun memories of her growing up at figure skating. She was always so kind and happy and always acknowledged and said hi to me, even though I was just a kid. She will fondly be remembered in this community. I’m sending love and positive energy to you all. May the wonderful memories that you had together, comfort you at this time and help you smile ❤️‍🩹

So sorry to all the Lawrence family members for your loss of such a great woman in our community... May she rest in peace xo

My deepest condolences to the Lawrence Family. Thinking of you all

Sending sincere condolences.

So very sorry for your loss. We send our deepest sympathies.

Thinking of you, Christine, and sending deepest sympathy to your entire family.

To the Lawrence family My sincere condolences during this difficult time. Keeping you in my prayers. Jean Fiala

Many find memories of Joan from the arena days. Our sincerest condolences on your loss. Take Care

Chris, Rick and Lawrence family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Mike/Linda Lanz

Sending thoughts and prayers

Sending sincere condolences to the entire family. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

My deepest condolences. May all your memories...good bad silly warm.... comfort you during this time.mrs Lawrence was such a sweet lady.

Our sincere condolences to your family . Our prayers are with you ❤️

We are so sorry for your loss - sending condolences to all the family. Bob and Debbie Brodie

Our deepest condolences to the entire family.

I have many fond memories of Joan. My sincerest condolences to the Lawrence family.

So sorry for your loss thinking of all of you & sending prayers ❤️

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with all the family at this time. May you find comfort in your memories in the coming days.