Johanna "Joanne" Stevenson
Celebration of Life

Sunday June 23rd from 1 - 4:30 pm Columbus Community Centre Cobourg

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Johanna "Joanne" Stevenson

April 25, 1959 - May 17, 2019

After a courageous battle with cancer, Joanne passed away peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital with her husband by her side on Friday May 17th, 2019 at 60 years of age.  Beloved wife of Kenneth Stevenson.  Loving mother of Sarah Bennett (Ryan) and cherished Nana of Shelby and Kallan.  Loving step-mother of Cameron, Kendra Kerr (Chris) and Kandis Kapteyn (Ben) and cherished Nana of Xavier, Izaiah, Myla, Beau and Rowan.  Dear daughter of Jennie Vanderwindt and the late Jack Vanderwindt.  Beloved sister of Grace Walker (John), Robert Vanderwindt (Simone Beitler), Kenneth Vanderwindt and Michelle Vanderwindt (Matthew Phillips).  She will be deeply missed by her many nieces and nephews.  Her contagious smile, sharp wit and sense of humour will be remembered by all who knew her.  There will be a private family service.  A celebration of life will be held at the Columbus Community Centre on Sunday June 23rd from 1 - 4:30 pm.  We would like to thank Dr. Mule and the incredible nursing staff at the Palliative Care Unit at Northumberland Hills Hospital.  They provided exceptional care for Joanne as well as guidance, comfort and support for all her family members.  If desired donations may be made to the Northumberland Hills Hospital Palliative Care Unit.  Condolences received at

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Rob and Cyndy Harper - June 23, 2019

Dear Ken and family We are so sorry and saddened to hear of the loss of your beloved wife and mother. Joanne will be greatly missed, please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this sad and difficult time. May God’s loving arms surround you during this difficult time. Holding you close in our hearts Rob and Cyndy Harper

Jan and Silvia Vanderwindt - June 9, 2019

So sad to hear our beloved cousin passed away. We were so lucky to meet her last summer when everything seemed fine. We will never forget you Joanne! We wish everyone around her to find strength and comfort to bare this loss. Our thoughts are with you all.Love always, Jan and Silvia, Channah and Stefan, Alanah, Ruben

Randy and Deb Oliver - May 30, 2019

Dear Ken and family, Sending our deepest sympathy. We were so sorry to hear of Johanna's passing. She was a lovely woman. Thinking of you The Oliver Family

Mary Mouse Checkley Ainsworth - May 27, 2019

Nip, Marilyn, Les and families, please accept my condolences on the loss of Joanne. Know that you are in my thoughts.Mary Mouse Checkley Ainsworth

Peter Schmitz - May 27, 2019

Hey Ken, I just heard of Joanne’s death, and my condolences are with you and your family. Peter

Catherine Culver - May 24, 2019

Thoughts and prayers for your family. Joanne was a business acquaintance and I truly miss our morning banter.

Catherine Culver (Service Ontario Cobourg) - May 24, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Palliative Care Unit/Restorative Care

Dan Climo - May 24, 2019

I went to Port Hope High School with Joanne and Grace and was saddened to hear or her passing. I remember her cheerful nature. Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your loved one.

Martin Hill - May 23, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. The Hill family

Craig/ Lisa MacAusland - May 23, 2019

Sorry for your loss Ken. Our deepest condolences to you and your entire family. Craig/Lisa

Malcolm and Maureen Blackburn - May 23, 2019

Dear Ken and Family,It was with shock and deep sadness that I learned of Joanne's passing.After all of the years that you put in at Weetabix the two of you deserved a longer and happier retirement.Please accept my sincere condolences at this time.Stay strong,Regards,Malcolm Blackburn

The Vorsteveld Family - May 23, 2019

Our sincerest condolences to the Stevenson and Vanderwindt families.

Tilly & Fred Gordon - May 22, 2019

Ken and family please accept our condolences with the passing of your wife and mother. Thinking of you during this time.

Holly Labow - May 22, 2019

Dear Ken & Family,I was so sorry to hear of Joanne's passing. Being away from the Cobourg area, I was shocked to see the e-notice come through. I was unaware of her battle with cancer. Please accept my sincere sympathy in your loss.

Lynda & Moe Lefebvre & Family - May 22, 2019

Ken & Family ,We are so sorry to hear of Joanne's passing .She was a lovely partner for you .May you remember ALL of The Good Times !Lynda & Maurice

craig bowman - May 21, 2019

Ken Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Debi and Craig Bowman

Lynn & Tom Wallace - May 20, 2019

Our condolences to you and your family on the loss of Johanna. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Shawn Kinsella - May 19, 2019

I am so sorry for your lost

Marlene Stothart - May 19, 2019

Ken & family, My deepest condolences to you and the family, my heart goes out to all of you. Hugs Marlene

Ian and Karen McCallum - May 19, 2019

Grace and Mrs. Vanderwindt and family, Ian and I are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy for your loss...take care. Love Ian and Karen.

Ken & Jo Anne(Goody) Davison - May 18, 2019

Our sincerest condolences to Ken and the entire family at this difficult time. Love & Prayers...

Nancy & Don Gauthier - May 18, 2019

Kenny and family: Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your wife. May all your cherished memories, comfort your aching heart and keep your loved one near. Nancy & Don

Leonard Quinn - May 18, 2019

We were so very sorry to hear of Johannas passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Carole and Len

Jack & Sharon Tapscott - May 18, 2019

Ken and family,We are so sorry for your loss. Joanna touched many lives in many special ways. Thinking and praying for you all.

Joan & Don Diminie & family - May 18, 2019

We were saddened to learn of Johanna passing on, it will be a great loss for all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Karly Stothart - May 17, 2019

Thoughts & prayers for you all. Johanna, you are inspirational & will be missed. Enjoy your wings. Until we meet again.

Russ & Suzanne Kerr - May 17, 2019

Ken and family you lost a special Lady today take heart in your memories

Peter and Betty Washburn - May 17, 2019

So sorry to hear that Johanna has passed away. She did her very best to fight until the end. She was a very lovely woman and will be missed by everyone who knew her.

Franca Wellman - May 17, 2019

My sincerest condolences to the Stevenson family. My thoughts & prayers are with you all.Franca