Joan McMurray

Joan Marie McMurray (Brinklow)

Sunday, November 23rd, 1941 - Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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McMURRAY, Joan Marie
nee Brinklow
Peacefully surrounded by her family at The Carpenter Hospice on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the age of 77. Beloved wife of Fred McMurray. Loving mother of Wendi Jackson (William), William McMurray, Wanda Bottoms (Tom) and Shawn McMurray (Tracey). Cherished grandmother of Aaron (Danielle), Bradley, Blake, Marisa, Makayla and Quentin and great grandmother of Alice. Joan is survived by her siblings William Brinklow (Janice), Betty Arnold and Barbara Ross (the late John). Predeceased by siblings Keith, Audrey, Murray and Terry. Joan was a long-standing member of the Halton Quilters Guild. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the following; Dr. Pintea and the Caroline Medical Team, Dr. Durcan for his wonderful care this past week, the nurses, PSW’s and volunteers at The Carpenter Hospice for the outstanding care, compassion and love she received from all of them. As per her wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Joan’s Life will be held at SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of QEW), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333), on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 4-7p.m. In celebrating Mom’s life, we encourage you to wear her favourite colour, blue. Private family interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Joan are asked to please consider The Carpenter Hospice or Community Living Burlington.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Smith's Funeral Home - Guelph Line
    1167 Guelph Line
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Valerie Wettlaufer

Posted at 11:57pm
Joan was a lovely woman. So generous in the community, always sharing wonderful stories of her family and adventures caring for birds and other pets. She will be missed at our (twice) weekly knitting club at Burlington Public Library. We were blessed for the time we had.

Wanda Wright

Posted at 08:19pm
Dear Fred and Family. Please accept our condolences for your loss.
Joan was a loving and thoughtful friend. We will miss her greatly.
Those who met Joan saw that she was a gentle and loving person. Those who knew her are fortunate to have been in her company .
Wanda and David Wright

Graham Cunningham

Posted at 06:56pm
Dear Fred and Family. Graham and I want to send condolences to you all in the loss of Joan. We are thinking of you . Embrace all the wonderful memories that you have shared in this lifetime.
Sincerely Dordi and Graham Cunningham

Mitzi Bot

Posted at 09:37am
We are deeply saddened to hear of Joan's passing. She will always hold a special place in our hearts. Our sincere condolences to the McMurray Family at this difficult time. David, Mitzi, Alan, Veronica and "Carlos" Bot

Marisa Bottoms

Posted at 11:17am
Love you forever grandma ❤❤❤

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