After a courageous battle with cancer, Jo-Anne passed away peacefully in her 73rd year, at her Mississauga home on March 15, 2021.
Jo-Anne is survived by her siblings, sister, Susan (Paul), brothers, Roger (Barb) and Dennis (Wally) and sister-in-law, Maria. Predeceased by her father, Kazuo (William), mother, Tomie (Dorothy) and brothers Akira (Bill) and Richard (Masayoshi). Auntie Jo-Anne will be dearly missed by her family, all of her nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephew, and her friends and relatives.
Jo-Anne was a quiet individual but still enjoyed the company of family and friends. She loved to attend numerous family outings which included many sport related activities. She enjoyed watching sports on TV. Her favorites being the Toronto Raptors, Toronto Blue Jays and the Toronto Maple Leafs. She was fortunate enough to be able to attend a few of their games and to witness each of their respective championships.
She enjoyed delivering the Mississauga News for many years.
Her favorite past time hobbies were doing jigsaw puzzles, crocheting, playing a little bowling, scratch cards and loved to visit the casino whenever possible.
Your many well wishes, thoughts and prayers were very much appreciated.
The family would like to express a special thank you for the wonderful compassionate care from Dr. Paul Malis, M.D., Credit Valley Hospital Staff at the Oncology and Palliative Care Depts., Dr. S. Rajagopal, M.D. and Nurse Anna Redlik, LHIN and Care Partners.
In lieu of flowers and in memory of Jo-Anne, donations can be made to the Credit Valley Hospital.
Funeral service/Celebration of Life will be determined at a later date due to the present COVID restrictions.