Obituary of Joan Leatherdale
A resident of Corunna, and formerly of Ridgetown, Olive "Joan" Leatherdale (nee Pease) passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health, Sarnia, on Sunday, July 11th, 2021, at the age of 78.
Born in Thamesville, Joan was the beloved daughter of the late Leonard Guy and Olive Mae Pease (nee Pumfrey)
Predeceased by her dear husband Gordon William Leatherdale (2013).
She will be missed by her daughter Joannie 'Cathy' Wonnacott and her children Brandyn, Carl, and Sera Deketelaere; son Joe (Louise) Leatherdale and his children Amanda and Kevin Leatherdale; and daughter Regan (Gary) Pemberton and her children Phifer, Ellis, and Micah Pemberton. Forever remembered by her great granddaughters Baily and Alanna. Survived by her brother, Richard 'Dick' (Ann) Pease of Picton. Also missed by many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Joan operated a local artisan business, Joan’s Ceramic Workshop. She will be missed by her many friends and students.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Joan's life will be held at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, on Sunday, August 1st, 2021 from 1 to 3pm. A Private Committal Service will follow at Mayhew-Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville.
Those planning to attend must register by phone (519-674-3141) or via the following link:
The Bereavement Authority of Ontario has mandated that all in attendance must wear a mask.
Donations in Joan's memory may be made (payable by cheque) to Parkinson Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, Ontario, 519-674-3141