LUMLEY, Joan Marilyn – Peacefully with her family by her side, Joan Marilyn Lumley (nee Squires) passed away on Thursday October 7th, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospice. Left to mourn are her husband of 59 years, Philip and her 7 children, Valerie Stairs (Joe), Mike Lumley (Elizabeth), Patrick Lumley (Adele), Melody Card, Cindy Mallette (Jason), Ted Lumley, Josy Dibenedetto (Josh). Loving grandmother to Steve, Joe, Amy, Emerald, Jarred, Brittany, Nathan and Dominic. Great grandmother of 12 and aunt of many nieces and nephews. Also survived by her 2 sisters, Norma Pyne and Kathy Lamore (Bill). Predeceased by her parents, Lloyd and Freda Squires and sisters Florence Smeltzer and Helen Sullivan. Joan’s passing has left an incredible void in her beloved family and local congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Joan’s love for her children and grandchildren was foremost in her daily routine. The valuable life lessons she taught will continue to live on in them. Joan touched many lives within the small community of Wilkesport where she has spent the last 40 years. She will be missed. Special thanks for the exceptional care received from her family, home care nurse Samantha, Dr. Kim and the compassionate Nurses, PSW’s and staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Much appreciated too were the visits, cards and flowers from her friends in the Wallaceburg Congregation.
As per Joan’s wishes there will be no visitation at the funeral home. A Memorial Service will be held via Zoom on Sunday October 17th at 2:00 pm. (Zoom ID # 978 710 1311 Password: joan). Neighbours and friends are also welcome to offer their condolences and share great memories at the Lumley home afterwards between 4:00 and 6:00. COVID PROTOCOL MUST BE FOLLOWED.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia and jw.org.