Joan Dunn-Rideout

was born on January 10th, 1944 at Bishop’s Falls, Nfld. and was called Home suddenly to be with the Lord on February 23rd, 2009 at the age of 65 years.

She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Herb; one son, Chris (Denise) Dunn; two daughters, Laurie (Scott) Kenny and Susan (Ian) Tabor; two step-daughters, Tracey (Charles) Foisy and Kim (Colin) Pellerin; ten grandchildren, Ryan, Sarah, Desmond, Laura, Jack, Jake, Hope, Tru, Ledgen and Deigen; her father, Wallace Luff; five sisters, June (Steve) King, Alva (Sam) Dicks, Marjorie (Don) Locke, Gloria Smith and Bev (Bax) Cole; four brothers, Bert (Rowena) Luff, Ray (Ada) Luff, Barry (Colleen) Luff and Darren (Helen) Luff; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Joan was preceded in death by her mother, Viola Luff and two brothers, Reg Luff and Ralph Luff.

The Funeral Service will be held at Alexis Park Church, 3906-35A Street, on Saturday, February 28th, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Trevor Kempner officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Joan to the Autism Society Of Newfoundland, P.O. Box 14078, St. John’s Nfld A1B 4G8 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 1589 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 5Y7.