Christensen, Joan Sybil (nee Adams) July 31, 1930 - July 22, 2013 . It is heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Joan after a long battle with cancer. Predeceased by her loving husband Howard Niels Christensen, she leaves behind her devoted sons Michael, Peter, John and Eric as well as six grandsons and sister Diane Farrow. Joan grew up in Oakville, Ontario where she met and married Howard. They moved frequently with Howard's job at CIL, raising her four boys in a variety of suburbs across the country. She made friends easily and was an avid bridge player and golfer. She will be missed by all who knew her and will be remembered as a kind, gentle, strong-willed lady. A celebration of life will be held at St. David's United Church (604-922-3961) on Friday, July 26th at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Foundation. For those wishing to share a memory of Joan, please visit www.hollyburnfunerals.com Hollyburn Funeral Home 604-922-1221
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Published in The North Shore News from July 24 to July 25, 2013