elevated RPxHr McMillan, Joan Margaret
elevated RPxHr It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Joan McMillan on August 14, 2021 at the age of 92 after a short encounter with cancer. She was an only child of the late Roy and Phyllis Revoy. Joan was very independent and lived on her own until being called home by God, in her sleep, with great peace and resignation. Beloved wife of the late Don (2007), proud mother of 7 children: Paul (Darlene), Brian (Lisa), Nancy, Lynn Vernon (Jim), Don (Debra), John (Mark) and Mary Christian (Kevin). Joan was the loving grandmother to Ryan & Micheal Panyan, Amanda, Holly, Matthew, Thomas and Zachary McMillan, Maggie & William Vernon and Jack & Sydney Christian.
elevated RPxHr Joan lived simply and humbly with great thanks for all that God provided. She had a lasting impression on all who met her. A woman of strong faith with a special devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Joan enjoyed attending Sunday mass and First Friday adoration at Annunciation parish. She was an avid viewer of the daily televised mass and prayed the rosary each day.
elevated RPxHr Joan enjoyed life to its fullest, her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren especially over supper. She enjoyed baking and making sweets for every family celebration. An extraordinary lover of animals, especially Tammy (the beloved family dog) and owner of many cats over the years. Joan loved people, travelling and a large family gatherings. Joan was feisty and never shy to express her views on current events and sports. She was cherished by her family and will be greatly missed.
elevated RPxHr In memory of Joan, donations may be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul or the SPCA.
elevated RPxHr Funeral Mass will be held on August 21 at St John Chrysostom Parish in Newmarket starting at 9:30am Rosary and 10am Mass. For those who wish to attend virtually, please go to https://cdn.boltwave.com/st_john_chrysostom__newmarket_on_ca__cdn_stream.html
Our sincere condolences to you and your family for your loss
Dear Mary and family. We are so very sorry to learn of the loss of your beloved Mom. She was a force of strength and determination to have raised 7 children. As you work through the sadness and grief, may the many happy memories and stories fill your hearts over time and help to heal. Thinking of you all with sympathy, Maura, Bob and Carter
Thank you Maura, your kind words truly help to me/us get through this tough time. Love Mary
Mary I have many fond memories of your mom especially when we all went to Buffalo together with your mom and my mom what a great time we had it’s hard to lose your mom may the Lord watch over you let is face shine upon you shine upon you and give you peace
Thank you Glenda,
Yes I remember that good time with Elsie and My mom. Yes it’s hard but I know Joanie is in a good place. God love her!
Take care and talk to you soon!
I am thinking of all of you and sending my love.
Thank you Margie,
For all of your kind words and your donation to Vincent De Paul.
Thank you for your love …it’s needed!
Mary, Lynn, Nancy, Paul, John, Brian, and Don,
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Joan will be greatly missed. She always brought smiles to our lives whenever she visited California!