In Loving Memory of Joan Louise Hummel
Passed away peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital on Thursday August 15th, 2019, in her 92nd year.
Predeceased by her husband’s John Garvin (1974) and Clayton Hummel (2013). She was the most loving and caring mother to Jill Garvin of Midland, Lori Kunkel (Dan), of Minden, Gord Hummel (Deb) of Barrie, Coralie Hummel of Vancouver and Cathy Stephens (Mike) of Minden. Predeceased by her oldest son, Byron Garvin (2001) and her beautiful daughter Jennifer Nealon (John) (2012).
Fondly remembered as Nanny or Nana, she will be missed immensely by her grandchildren, Wendy (Kevin), Linda, Bill (Rachelle), Steve (Lori), Erin, John (Breanne), Michael, Tammy (Kevin), Shelly (Evan, predeceased), Brandon (Rachelle) and Robbie, predeceased by Meaghan (Jay). Great Nanny to 15 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren. Sister of Nancy (Dave).
Joan lived in Toronto and Sutton with her husband John raising their family until his passing in 1974.
Joan and Clayton married in 1977 and moved to Minden after both losing their spouses and formed the “Hummel Bunch”. They spent many years on Mountain and Boshkung Lakes and winters traveling, or in Florida, Mexico, and Arizona. They lived a full life of entertaining friends and will be missed by their “Dinner Group”. Joan spent the last 2 years living with her daughter Lori and Dan and enjoyed many walks with their dog Daisy and afternoons enjoying the sunshine.
Special thanks to Dr. Christina Stephenson & the nursing staff at Haliburton Hospital for their phenomenal care!
The family invites everyone to join them on Saturday August 24th, 2019 from 10:00 am until the time of the Service to Celebrate Joan’s Life at the Minden Bible Church, 177 Bobcaygeon Rd., Minden at 11:00 am. Reception to follow at the Church (downstairs).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation or Highlands Community Pregnancy Care Centre Inc., would be appreciated and can be arranged through the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd., P.O. Box 427, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0.