Harding, Joan

May 22, 1926 ~ July 29, 2018

HARDING, Joan Mary (nee Steadman) – Died peacefully at the age of 92 with her children by her side on Sunday, July 29th 2018, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound. Beloved wife of the late W. Alvin Harding (1977).  Dear mother of Gerald, Ralph and his wife Renée, and Mary and her husband Jock.  Proud Grandmother of Jenise, Zachary, Luiggi (Tara), Jose (Diane), Ludanis and Angela. Great Grandmother of eight. Fondly remembered by sisters-in-law Marie Steadman and Ruth Millson and her husband Glen, as well as nieces and nephews and their families.  Predeceased by grandson Carlos, her brothers Paul and Lyle Steadman, and by her sisters-in-law Marilyn and Jean Steadman.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, August 1st 2018 from 7-9pm at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home, 241 9th Street West, Owen Sound, 519-376-2326 (www.breckenridgeashcroft.com).

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 2nd 2018 at 1:00pm at Central Westside United Church, 310 10th Street West, Owen Sound.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Friday, August 3rd  2018 from 1-2pm followed by interment at Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia.

Memorial donations to the United Church of Canada Mission and Service Fund (www.united-church.ca/donate), the Grey County Kiwanis Music Festival (www.kiwanismusicfestival.net/donations.htm) or the Georgian Bay Symphony (www.georgianbaysymphony.ca/) would be appreciated by the family.



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  1. Sincere sympathy to the Harding family and Steadman family. Joan was my first teacher when I was in Grade 1.

  2. Sincere sympathy to the Harding family and to Marie Steadman and family on Joan’s passing. She lived a good, long life.

  3. Deepest sympathy to the enter family in the passing of Joan. I have many memories of her coming to Brigden to visit with her family. She was always kind and sweet as I remember her.

  4. Our sympathy to The Harding family and to Marie Steadman and family on the passing of Joan.
    She was a beautiful woman and will be missed.