Joanne beloved wife, daughter, sister, and Auntie passed early Saturday, September 29, 2007 after a difficult battle with cancer. Joanne was a fun loving, generous and caring person whose loving spirit will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Joanne is survived by her loving husband Roy Gosain, her mother Carmen McKay and stepfather Reg Gowen; her siblings, Mark (Theresa), Philip (Martha), and Louise (Gary). Joanne leaves behind her beloved nieces and nephews Eric, Christine, Scott, David, Jackson, Nicole, and Lauren. Joanne was predeceased by her nephew Matthew and her father Jim.
Joanne was a long time employee of the Scotiabank and a devoted community volunteer and will be greatly missed by the Anne Davis Transition House Society, The Soroptimist Society, Toastmasters, and the Conservative Party.
A Celebration of Joanne’s life will take place at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria Ave., Chilliwack at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 6. Brenda Janzen Officiant. A reception will follow in Henderson’s Tea Room. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in Lieu of flowers would be appreciated.
The family would like to take this opportunity to say a special thank you to all of her friends and family who were so supportive of Joanne through her courageous battle with Cancer. Your cards, letters, flowers, and thoughts were appreciated by Joanne and provided encouragement in her courageous battle.