8 September 1936 – 8 March 2018 Died suddenly and peacefully after a long illness. Loved and loving wife and soulmate of Peter. Constant, selfless and precious mother and mother-in-law of Gab and Anthony, Bec and Allan, and Trine and Mark. Adored and proud Nana of Conor, Hannah, Cascia, Erin, Dane, Charlie and Ava. A vibrant, funny and gentle woman – world traveller, teacher, librarian, gourmet chef, skier and passionate Raiders supporter. She will forever be missed. A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Joan will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church, corner of Bugden Avenue and Castleton Crescent, Gowrie on Friday, 16 March 2018, commencing at 1 pm. Burial will follow at the Woden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St Vincent de Paul Society.