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Joan (Johanna) Miedema



It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Joan at the age of 89 years, after a long and fulfilled life.Together with John, her husband of 60 years, they raised their five children: Ann (Richard), Gerald (Yvette), John (Carol), Veronica (Mitch) and Terri (Steve). Joan will also bedearly missed by ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter, Ann, and grandson, Colin.In The Netherlands, Joan leaves to mourn two sisters, Trees and Willy; sister-in-law,Joopand 16 nieces and nephews.

Joan inspired her family with her kind,thoughtful and gentleattitude. She was a wonderful example to her children and grandchildren of how to draw strength from the Roman Catholic faith. Joan’s friendly and positive nature was evident throughout her volunteer activities. She was a dedicated and active volunteer in every parish that she lived in and a lifetime member of the Catholic Women’s League.

Her family sincerely thanks the staff of Units7Y and 7AB at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre, the home care staff at St.Andrew’s Centre and the Good Samaritan Place CHOICE Program for the kind and professional care that Joan received.

A Visitation will be held from 7:00-9:00 on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Connelly-McKinley Downtown Chapel, 10011-114 St, Edmonton. A Funeral Mass will be held for Joan on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:00a.m.at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church at 12810 - 111 Avenue, Edmonton. Interment is to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery at 14611 Mark Messier Trail in Edmonton.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer Canada at Provincial Administration 426 St Germain Ave Toronto, ON., M5M1W7. Phone (416)789-3217.

In Loving Memory of
Joan (Johanna) Miedema
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Friday, January 18, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Chapel
10011 - 114 Street
Edmonton, AB
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Funeral Service:
Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, January 19, 2013
11:00 AM
St. Andrew
12810 - 111 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
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