Joan Millicent Heenan (nee Baker)

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Joan Millicent Heenan (nee Baker)

March 10, 1931 - December 1, 2019

Peacefully, on Sunday, December 1, 2019 in Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Gregory (Cathy), Michele, and Lori (Bob) Anderson. Cherished grandmother of Brooks (Brenda), Dustin (Sherry), Chadd (Brittany), Brandon and Courtney. Dear great grandmother of Owen, Hailey, Faith, Haven, Ruby and Rosemary. The family would like to thank Dr. Xi and Dr. Emery for their outstanding care over the years. As per Joan’s request, a private interment will take place in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired, donations toward the purchase of a Commemorative Bench for the Municipality of Port Hope Dog Park would be appreciated. Condolences received at

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Gayle Brayton (Pennycook) - December 12, 2019

So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your familyGayle and John Brayton

George Lee - December 11, 2019

Hi Greg,sorry to hear about your mom,she and my mom were good friends ,as you know,she was a lovely woman , always nice to me.

Bonnie Palmer - December 11, 2019

Thinking of your family during this difficult time. Our condolences. Bonnie Palmer, Lacee and Sherry Heenan.

Brian Jeffries - December 10, 2019

My condolences to all the family members. It's hard to lose a loved one. Cherish the memories. May she live in your hearts forever.

Pat Linton - December 9, 2019

I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you guys. Pat

Gord Thompson - December 8, 2019

So sorry about your mother.She was always very kind to me.My thoughts are with you.Gord Thompson

Sheila herrington - December 7, 2019

I am so sorry to hear of Joan’s passing .I will miss our visits we used to have which were so very long over do.Joan was a sweet heartMy condolences to allLove Sheila

Scott Tuttle - December 7, 2019

On behalf of Theresa and I, we would like to send our condolences to the Heenan family.Scott Tuttle

Bryan and Cindy Marjoram - December 6, 2019

Dear Greg, Cathy, Brooks, Dustin, Chad and the entire Heenan Family,We were saddened to hear about the loss of your mother, mother-in-law, grandmother. Please know that we are thinking of your family. You are in our prayers during this difficult time. May she rest in peace.Sincere condolences,Bryan and Cindy

Glenda - December 6, 2019

My Condolences Lori and Bob and the rest of the Heenan family.

Jill Klintworth - December 5, 2019

Michele and family, sorry about the loss of your sweet Mom. It was a pleasure meeting her before she passed. I know now where Michele gets her great personality/ spunk from. Sincerely, Jill xx

Merridy & Joe Burt - December 5, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

2319094 Ontario Limited

Lori, Barry & family - December 5, 2019

Michelle, Brandon and Courtney; Sorry to hear you lost your mother/grandmother. It will be a sad Christmas without her. Best wishes. Barry, Lori, Josh and Trina

Christine - December 5, 2019

Greg and Cathy and members of your extended family, I am sending my condolences to you. It is so tough losing your mom and grandma. Joan was such a happy and sincere person and I enjoyed my time with her any time we met.Thinking of you.Christine (LaBrash) Thompson

Anne (Bell) Reyns - December 4, 2019

Thinking of you all at this sad and difficult time , your Mom was the sweetest lady , always so pleasant and caring , she will be greatly missed by many .Take care 'Anne

Pat Holmes - December 4, 2019

First met this special lady, working in a Becker's Store 40 years ago. Drove her home to the Legion Village from our mutual hairstylist. She will be missed by so many. R.I.P, you were a special person.

Janice Buck - December 4, 2019

Michelle and family, I was sorry to see that your mom had passed away. I know that you have many good memories from stories you told. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Janice

Doug Mann - December 4, 2019

Michele, Lori, Greg, and families : Sorry to learn of the passing of Your Mother / Grandmother . She was a great lady. You will miss her especially at this time of year.


A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Charity of Your Choice

Cindy Blower - December 4, 2019

What a sad surprise to hear that Joan has passed away. She will be missed at Legion Village.

Reg Stanley & Beverly Martin - December 4, 2019

We were both sorry to learn of your mother's passing, Lori. Reg has many wonderful memories of her and was kind enough to share some with me. May all of the wonderful memories you shared provide you with comfort. Our thoughts are with you, Bob, and your family.

Rhonda Simpson - December 4, 2019

Lori & family,Wayne & I want you to know we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom, she was a wonderful neighbor. You are in our thoughts.

Pat Baggaley - December 3, 2019

One of the best people I've ever known. She taught me so much. Pretty cool amazing women. Will miss our weekly chats. Hugs my friend.

Jane and Ron Frei - December 3, 2019

Lori and Michelle. Very saddened to read of the passing of your Mom. Lori, I remember the days of my Mom and I, seeing your Mom and you at the mall. Always a great little visit between us all. Sending big hugs and caring thoughts. Jane and Ron Frei.

kim and philip clark - December 3, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

municipality of port hope dog park

Barb Phillips - December 3, 2019

Greg and Cathy; So sorry for what you are going through. Remembering Joan as a loving presence working as our babysitter at Fitness Plus in Cobourg for many years. Taking care of our patrons children while they took care of themselves. Such a gift to many mothers who needed a person to rely on. May this memory bring you comfort as you reflect on Joan's life.

Bob & Sandy Burge - December 3, 2019

Dear Greg , Cathy & families Thinking of you & yours at this time of deep and very personal sadness. Please know that our thoughts and heartfelt sympathy are with you . Bob and Sandy Burge

Carol & Steve Weir - December 3, 2019

Lori, Greg, Michelle and Family.So sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a beautiful, loving individual who always shared her smile and kind words.This is a difficult time of year but do know she would want all of you to be happy. Remember, she will always be by your side.With love, Carol and Steve

Brenda and Ted Quinn - December 3, 2019

Dear Greg, Michele, Lori and family... So sad to see that your Mom has passed. We both thought she was a really warm lady who was a friend to everyone and certainly a favourite of ours at Quinn's. But glad to hear that she was living her life to the fullest, right up until the last. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by all.

Stephen Wilson - December 3, 2019

Lori and Bob. Sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Our best thoughts to you and all the Family.

glen & sheila turner - December 3, 2019

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Marcia and Dennis Whelan - December 2, 2019

Dennis and I are sending our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom, And Grandmother. Mom and I had a lovely visit with her a few weeks ago, so I will cherish that memory along with many other happy memories of her, always being a cheerful and kind neighbour.Marcy Whelan