Joan L. Mead
MEAD, Joan Lillian – 79, Halifax, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 in Northwood Manor, with family by her side. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Lucy (Dunn) Oickle.
She is survived by her daughters, Donna (Paul) Brown, Mount Uniacke, Darlene (Albert) Landry, Penhold, AB, Diane (David) Labonté, Haneytown, NB, Deborah Mead, Halifax; son, George (Lynette) Mead, Kingston, NS; grandchildren, Michael (JoAnna) Brown, Dawn (Jeff) Wright, Ashley Brooker, Christopher (Krista) Brown, Desireé (Bradley) Houston, Dustin (Laura) Labonté, Adam Smith, Katelyn and James Mead; 5 great grandchildren; sisters, Helen O’Hearn, Jean (Steve) Warner and Beverley Crowell. Joan was predeceased by her husband, George; son, Shawn; brothers, Joe and Russell; sister, Mary Fleet and son in-law, Donnie Smith.
Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, where visitation will be held on Thursday, October 12 from 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 13 at 11am in the funeral home chapel. Private interment will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.