Joan Emily Burd was a well-loved person and was loved by all. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Joan arrived in Canada in July 1945 at age 20 as a war bride. She married Jesse Burd in England then met Jesse in Canada after the War. She sailed on the S.S. Georgia and arrived at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and boarded the train to Sarnia. Joan has made her life in Canada for over 70 years. She was proud to be a Canadian. She is predeceased by her husband Jesse (1990) and her mother and father, and six siblings from England. She is survived by her children; Kathleen Carol (Mike Massicotte), Peggylynn (Von Hache), Nancy Jane (Jimmy Plunkett), Bradley Bruce (Johanne Morin), Cynthia Ann (Ron Munkittrick), grandchildren; Lisa, Tina, Tracy, Alison, Emily, Molly, Ted, Joseph, Katharine, Julie, Michelle, and by numerous great and great-great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to a charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).