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Joan R. Bishop (Matthews)

Joan R. Bishop (Matthews)

Passed on: April 12th, 2010

January 17, 1931- April 12, 2010, Passed away peacefully at Hospice Renfrew with her family by her side. Joan was born in St. John's Newfoundland to parents Charlie & Effie Matthews. She was the devoted wife of Len Bishop for 57 years. They resided in Eganville, Ontario from 1965-2009 where they raised 5 children: Don (Bonnie), Dave (Gayle), Doug (Alison), Wendy Imbesi (Mark) & Lynda Fraser (Ian). She was a proud & loving grandmother to Josh, Savannah, Emily, Andrea, Melissa, Jonathan, Alexa, Mike, & Brian. She is survived by her siblings Stell, Rose, Winnie, Ted, & Sonny. Joan was predeceased 8 short months ago by her first granddaughter Katie Fraser, now together forever. She was also predeceased by her siblings Lloyd, Lottie, Alice & Alma. She will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, friends & neighbours. Friends & family are invited to help her family celebrate her life on Sunday, April 25, from 1-4pm at the Eganville Curling Club, where Joan spent many happy times. She was instrumental in organizing the Newfie Bonspiel for many years. In lieu of flowers donations to the Hospice Renfrew, 459 Albert St. Renfrew On. K7V 1V8 would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements by the Laundry Funeral Home, Eganville.


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