ALCOMBRACK, Joan (nee Bower) - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Joan Alcombrack in her 89th year at Southlake Regional Health Centre on January 12, 2011. Joan will be missed by her son Jeffrey and partner Leonardo Zanella, her daughter Judi Thompson, her grandchildren Laura Nicholson (Ty) and Karen Thompson and her son-in-law Chris Thompson. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Warner after 60 years of marriage. Joan loved her family, her many friends, life on the golf course, curling, cross country skiing and playing bridge. Her family will forever remember her dedication to volunteer work, her kind, generous heart, independent spirit and zest for life. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at the Taylor Funeral Home Chapel, 524 Davis Drive, Newmarket, 905-898-2100 at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 14th. Donations to the Southlake Regional Health Centre or the Newmarket Food Pantry would be appreciated.