Obituary of Joan McGrath
Peacefully at the Arnprior Hospital while surrounded by loved ones in the early morning hours of Monday, October 30th, 2017. Joan Elizabeth McGrath of Arnprior passed away at the age of 82 years. Beloved wife for over 62 years of Cliff. Dearly loved mother of Catherine (Ian) of Scotland; Michael (Pamela) of Braeside; Lori Carkner (John), Tim (Ann) and John (Cathy), all of Arnprior. Cherished and dearly loved by her grandchildren: Christopher, Matthew, Margaret, Allison, Sam, Niall, Andrew, Jeremy, Michael, Patrick, Curtis and Megan and her great-grandchildren: Pippa, Seth, Hugo, Lyla, Jack and Rorey. Dear sister of Gerald “Buzz” Anderson (late Monica) of Brockville and Mary Hirt (late Richard) of Akron, Ohio. Predeceased by her sister, Patricia Dean (late Ray) and her brother, Dan Anderson who along with his wife Isobel of Renfrew raised the Anderson children after their parents passed away at a young age. Joan will be lovingly remembered by her extended family as well as many good friends whose lives have been touched in a special way. Family and friends were invited to pay their respects during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday morning from 9:30 until 10:15. A Funeral Mass was celebrated in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Braeside on Saturday morning, November 4th at 11 o’clock. Cremation followed with interment at the Malloch Road Cemetery. In memory of Joan, please consider a donation to the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation or your favorite charity.