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Joanne Demarest

Obituary of Joanne Germaine Demarest

On Thursday, May 12, 2022, Joanne Germaine Demarest peacefully passed away at the London Helath Sciences Centre in London at the age of 67.  Joanne was the cherished mother of Joshua (April) Demarest. She was predeceased by her mother Lorraine Watterworth and grandparents, Harry and Germaine Demarest. Joanne was sister to Brenda (Bob) Gould, Brent (Debbie) Watterworth, Denise lvanic, Janet Rushinko and John (Marlene) Demarest and sister-in-law to Barbara Demarest. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews inclusive of Adam (Cassie) Gould, Kayla (Muthoni) Grant and Brady (Jill) Watterworth. Joanne was a very special 'Auntie Jo Jo" to her great-nephe{nieces, Bryden Watterworth, Lilly Gould, Kadence Watterworth and Marley Grant. She will be missed by her close friends and community members. She was predeceased by brother, Leonard Demarest and wife Dianna; sister, Judy Yarmie and husband Ernie; brother, Richard Demarest; brother, Maurice Demarest; brother-in-law, Alphonse lvanic and brother in-law Bob Rushinko. 

Spending time with family and friends was the centre of Joanne's life. She was extremely generous and caring and was known to give the best hugs. Joanne enjoyed daytripping, dining out and the "occasional" trip to the casino. She had a long and rewarding career in the insurance industry where she was well respected. 

Funeral visitation will be held at the Badder & Robinson Funeral Home, 211Elm St., in Bothwell on Sunday May 15, 2022 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm and on Monday May 16 from 12:00pm until 1:00pm with the service to take place at 1:00pm.  The family has requested those in attendance to please wear a mask.

Cremation has taken place.

Donations made in memory of Joanne to Outreach for Hunger or the Four Counties Health Service Foundation would be appreciated.

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, May 15, 2022
Badder & Robinson Funeral Home
211 Elm St.
Bothwell, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Service

1:00 pm
Monday, May 16, 2022
Badder & Robinson Funeral Home
211 Elm St.
Bothwell, Ontario, Canada