Joan Ruth Maxwell passed away suddenly on Wednesday June 10, 2015 at the young age of 70. She was born in England to the late Arthur and Minnie Clark on April 29, 1945. Joan is survived by her husband of 52 years, Victor Maxwell, as well as her children Phillip (Leslie) Maxwell, Samantha (Scott) Webb, and Annette Maxwell. Joan loved being a Nana to four amazing grandchildren Deanna (Keegan) Devauld, Mickayla Webb, Kelton Webb and Emma Maxwell. Joan was predeceased by her sister Jean Sawyer, and is survived by her sisters Antoinette Bishop and Laurie Self.

Joan was a pillar of the Chilliwack community with being involved in the Stellar Jay Lions, The White Cane Club, Opportunity Workshop Society, as well as many other groups. Joan was the organizer of many events from doing senior lunches, to pancake breakfasts, to catering large events. You would always see Joan willing to help out anyone that asked her to. A celebration of life was held on June 17, 2015 with all her family and friends. Donations can be made to the Steller’s Jay Lions, The White Cane Club or the Chilliwack Opportunity Society. To offer condolences to the family please visit

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