Marriott (Sharp), Helen “Jo-Anne” – Passed away peacefully with her family by her side after a brief illness, at London Health Sciences Center on September 16, 2021. Beloved wife of 42 years to her husband James Marriott, and loving mother to her son Nolan (Paisley), and recent grandmother to Madelyn. Jo-Anne is survived by her brother Brian, sister and brother-in-law Susan, Sandra, Brad, Ron, Kim, and mother-in-law Shirley. Jo-Anne is predeceased by her parents Currie and Lorene Sharp, father-in-law Donald, dear brother Dennis, dear sister Bonnie (Richard) and niece and nephews. Jo-Anne is predeceased by her parents Currie and Lorene Sharp, dear brother Dennis, dear sister Bonnie (Richard) and niece and nephews. Jo-Anne was a distinguished nurse, graduating nursing school in St. Thomas, Ontario, beginning her career in Trail, British Columbia. Jo-Anne returned home to settle on the family farm with her husband continuing her nursing career at the Sarnia General Hospital. Jo-Anne grew up on the family farm, raising 4H dairy cows. Jo-Anne spent much of her life dedicated to those around her. She was a devoted daughter, caring for her father Currie during his illness, and her mother Lorene until her recent passing. Jo-Anne enjoyed baking, gardening, and attending plays. A special event was never complete without a carefully created homemade desert. In her recent days she enjoyed spending time with the family dog, Max. Jo-Anne will forever be remembered for her unwavering devotion to others. Jo-Anne was thoughtful and compassionate, putting the needs of others far before herself.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 5pm to 8pm, due to Provincial COVID-19 restrictions, those who wish to attend must wear a mask and maintain social distancing. A private family graveside will take place at a later date at Moore Union Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart & Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ca) or Brigden United Church. (Cheques mailed to funeral home)