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127 Church Street
P.O. Box 370
Almonte, ON K0A 1A0
Phone: 1-613-256-3313
Fax: 1-613-256-6300
Joan Mathers

Joan Margaret Mathers (Gibb)

Sunday, June 18th, 1939 - Monday, February 17th, 2020
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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Joan Margaret Mathers (nee Gibb) on February 17, 2020 in Almonte, Ontario. She was the beloved wife of Marven for 58 years, dear mother of Wendy (Keith) and Heather (Phil) and loving grandmother to Serena, Logan, Sarah and Olivia. Much loved sister of Barbara (Art), John (Maureen) and predeceased by her sister Janet (Jack). A loving aunt to many nieces and nephews and their families.
Joan trained as a nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Montreal and worked for many years at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). She shared her caring and compassion with not only her family and friends but many patients over the years. Joan loved the company of family and friends, travel, a drop of rum, and coffee above all things. She will be greatly missed.
The Mathers family is grateful for the wonderful care provided by the staff of the Almonte General Hospital, with special thanks to Dr. Matt Tiffany and the staff of the Rosamond Wing.
Family and friends are invited for visitation at the
C. R. Gamble Funeral Home and Chapel
127 Church St. Almonte ON on Sunday February 23rd from 6 to 8 pm. A celebration of life will be held on Monday February 24 at 2 pm in the C. R. Gamble Chapel. A reception will follow at the Almonte Civitan Club, 500 Almonte Road. Spring Interment Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte.
For those who wish to make a donation in Joan’s memory, please consider a gift to the Rosamond Wing of the Almonte General Hospital.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    C. R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel,
    127 Church Street,
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  • Service

    Monday, February 24th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Monday, February 24th, 2020 2:00pm
    C. R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel,
    127 Church Street,
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  • Interment

    Spring interment - Auld Kirk Cemetery
    Wolfgrove Road
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  • Reception

    Monday, February 24th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Monday, February 24th, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Almonte Civitan Club
    500 Wolfgrove Rd.
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Donations are being accepted for: ALMONTE GENERAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION.


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Private Condolence

Leigh-Anne Gill

Posted at 02:20am
To Mr. Mathers, Heather and Wendy and families,
Mrs. Mathers was like a second mom to me when we were kids...I am so very sorry to hear of her passing. She was always so kind and generous to me. Her hardworking nature was a constant inspiration to me and her sweet light will forever glow in your hearts as it will in mine.
Sending all my love,
Leigh xoxo

Ian englehart

Posted at 08:09pm
Our sympathy to Buster and the family. Joan was such a kind person. She had a beautiful smile and a soft voice. I remember her and Buster celebrating special occasions with my parents Marg and Harold Englehart. We were also fortunate to celebrate her 80 th birthday. Gwen and Ian Englehart

Jacinthe Loubier

Posted at 11:36pm
Sincères condoléances à Heather et toute ta famille. Je garde de très beaux souvenirs d’une douce et tendre personne qu’était ta mère Joan. Sincèrement Jacinthe Loubier

Gwen Mandl

Posted at 07:51pm
I was fortunate to have known Joan as a student nurse, a class behind. She radiated kindness and a caring attitude that I have recalled over the years. Her name has come up when we the class of 62 have a reunion and always with fondness. My condolences to Marvin and family.
Gwen Burns Mandl
P.S. We called her Gibby.

Bryan Fetterly

Posted at 01:14pm
Dear Buster and family, although I only met Joan a few times she was an absolute delight each and every time. I am so sad that my friend and mentor has lost his life partner. My deepest condolences go out to you all. Do your best to stay strong for one another.
Bryan Fetterly

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