NEL­SON, Caro­line “Joanne”

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - OBITUARIES -

Oc­to­ber 23, 1939 - Kinkora, Prince Ed­ward Is­land July 2, 2015 - Cal­gary, Al­berta

In her 75th year, fol­low­ing a 5 year valiant bat­tle with ALS, Joanne Nel­son passed away on July 2, 2015 in Cal­gary, AB. Joanne was born in Kinkora, P.E.I. in 1939. Fol­low­ing grad­u­a­tion from high school she en­tered a nurs­ing ca­reer at Char­lot­te­town Hos­pi­tal grad­u­at­ing in 1962. In 1963, she mar­ried her life part­ner Ron Nel­son. Joanne leaves her hus­band Ron, chil­dren Carolanne Nel­son and Michael ( Jen­nifer) Nel­son, grand­chil­dren Kae­lyn and Ben­jamin Nel­son She is also sur­vived by her sib­lings Al­li­son (Mary­lou), Ber­nadette (Ron), Phyl­lis (Ed), Frances, Simeon, Kevin, Sally (Al), David and Michael (Angie). Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to Prayers and Tributes at ST. BON­AVEN­TURE CATHOLIC CHURCH (1600 Aca­dia Drive S.E.) on Wed­nes­day, July 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Fu­neral Mass will be cel­e­brated in Cal­gary at ST. BON­AVEN­TURE CATHOLIC CHURCH (1600 Aca­dia Drive S.E.) on Thurs­day, July 9, 2015 at 10:30 a.m with a Me­mo­rial Mass to be held in Kinkora, P.E.I. at a later date. For­ward con­do­lences through www.mcin­nisand­hol­loway. If friends so de­sire, me­mo­rial tributes may be made di­rectly to the A.L.S. So­ci­ety of Al­berta & North­west Ter­ri­to­ries (Lou Gehrig’s Dis­ease), Suite 250, 4723 – 1 Street S.W., Cal­gary, AB T2G 4Y8, www.alsab.ca. Joanne’s fam­ily is grate­ful for the spe­cial care pro­vided by the physi­cians and staff at the ALS Clinic, the ALS So­ci­ety Mem­bers, Home Care per­son­nel, as well as the spe­cial per­sonal at­ten­tion given by Ana that eased Joanne’s jour­ney so much. In liv­ing mem­ory of Joanne Nel­son, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Pro­vin­cial Park by McINNIS & HOL­LOWAY FU­NERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BAN­NIS­TER ROAD S.E. CAL­GARY, AB Tele­phone: 1-800661-1599.

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