The death of Joan Edna Mae (Sobey) Ross RN of Miramichi, NB, occurred on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. Born in Newcastle, NB, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Merle (Harris) Sobey. Joan was a retired nurse (Public Health and Miramichi Senior Citizens Home). She was a member of St. James and St. John United Church and the church’s Bible Study and Knitting Groups. She was a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters and also taught a homemakers class.
Joan is survived by: one daughter: Jennifer Ross Makhan (Daniel) of Halifax, NS; one son: Robbie of Gesgapegaig, PQ; two brothers: Glen (Theresa) of Barrie, ON; Kerry of Maple Glen, NB; sister in law: Kathryn “Kathy” Sobey Kaminer (Paul) of North Carolina, USA; five grandchildren: Dustyn Martin-Ross, Hannah Martin-Ross, Sofia, Ava and Alex Makhan as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents: Joan is predeceased by: one brother: Reginald “Reggie.”
The family will receive visitors at Bell’s Funeral Home, on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held from St. James and St. John United Church, Miramichi, NB on Saturday at 10 AM with Rev. Alice Szemök officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Glen United Cemetery.
In Joan’s memory, donations may be made to the SPCA Miramichi. Messages of condolence can be sent through www.bellsmeadows.com
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Funeral arrangements are under the care of Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB. Telephone: 506-622-3600