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  1. Vale Joan you were an inspiration I remember visiting as a kid
    usually you were knocking out a wall or building something
    Rest in peace

  2. Farewell to our dear and much loved Aunty Joan . What a remarkable woman . We were blessed to have her in our lives and will treasure all the memories and stories for ever.

    Sincere sympathy goes to Roderick, Andrew, Richard, Mark and families from Helen ( nee Napper) and Family .

  3. Farewell to our dear and much loved Aunty Joan …a remarkable woman. We were blessed to have you in our lives. There are so many special memories and stories we can treasure forever.

    Sincere condolences to Roderick, Andrew, Richard, Mark and family ,from Helen and family

  4. Our sincere wishes to all Joan’s family members.
    We will miss Joan at Probus.Joan has had an amazing life and has been an example of a true Christian.

  5. Thanks to all of you who were present and involved in Joan’s funeral service. It was good to share this with you from across town. Your stories of Joan taught me a lot and brought back many memories. Was that the St Columba’s choir at the end of the service? I loved singing that song. Thinking of you all, Heather

  6. RIP Joan. I have such fond memories of growing up in Parring Road with you 2 doors up. I’m so glad we reconnected on FB in recent years. Listening to this beautiful service celebrating your life, I now know why you always enjoyed seeing posts about my sea-change to Somers. Sincere condolences to Roderick, Andrew, Richard, Mark and all of your grandchildren.

  7. This was a beautiful celebration of such a remarkable woman’s life. I thoroughly enjoyed hearing the stories shared today and finding out more about Aunty Joan’s life. I will miss having a chat with her from time to time and her friendly comments on Facebook. Our condolences to all your family.
    Hannah, Graham and Harlow

  8. Thank goodness for modern technology so that those of us who would ordinarily have attended in person, can attend virtually and share in this farewell to Joan. And what a huge number of interests she had. I was able to share in a few at St Columba’s through being a member of the Friday Gang and helping out at the children’s Easter and Christmas Activities. My condolences to all.

  9. On viewing the service today I further learnt what an amazing lady Joan was, devoted to family, friends and her faith. A life well lived. Warm wishes to the Smith family at this sad time .

    Susan Gardner (Probus)

  10. Good to see all your faces again Roderick, Andrew, Richard and Mark. Sincere condolences. Joan was a very good and loyal friend of Norma.

  11. Just watched the beautiful and moving service for beloved Joan together in Queensland. She was a treasure and we will miss her always. Nancy and Penny.

  12. My condolences to Roderick, Andrew, Richard and Mark and families . On behalf of the Jennings from over the back fence in the Balwyn years . Much love to all , Annie Watson ( Ann Jennings)

  13. Vale Joan. We will miss your lively presence at Probus. Rejoice in Eternal Life. Love & blessings, Heather & John Down

  14. Sincerest condolences to the family, Joan, was a lovely lady and an amazing person., she will be missed. She had a wonderful life, I remember her being in the QLD Gold Coast with Helen Charlton on one occasion, she loved going to QLD with Helen Charlton on many occasions and Helen enjoyed her company.

  15. Dear Mark, Suzanne, Talissa and Brielle, and families –
    we are watching and with you today – sending love and sincere condolences for your mum, mother in law and Grandmother. Joan will be missed dearly.

  16. Kia ora from New Zealand, I am watching the live stream. My heart is with you all as we remember and celebrate the life of Joan, an amazing and unique person who is dearly missed.

  17. Fondest memories of our dear Aunty Joan, you will live on in our hearts forever with such warmth and affection. Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to all the Smith family.

  18. Vale dear Aunty Joan. We will remember you with love always. A life so very well lived.
    Sincerest condolences to Roderick, Andrew, Richard , Mark and families.

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