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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Joan Silk

Passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017
Resting at the Rockwood Chapel

Service Summary

A memorial service for Joan will be held at St. John's Anglican Church, Rockwood, on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

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Silk, Lady Joan Beverley (nee Akehurst)
May 9, 1936 to August 7, 2017

Peacefully at Guelph General Hospital. Beloved wife of Lord Michael Eric Silk. Cherished mother to Deborah Joan Silk (Roy McLaren) and Susan Beverley Bergin (Mike Duncan). Proud Grandma to Sam and Olivia. She is survived by her brother, Donald Akehurst.

Along with the many people whose lives she touched throughout her lifetime as a teacher, traveler, and parishioner at St. John's, she will be remembered with love by Fany Karolidis. Special thanks to Pam Ferguson for her kindness and support during this difficult time.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John's Anglican Church, 112 Guelph St, Rockwood, with a reception to follow in the church hall. There will be a visitation prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice, as Joan donated to many charities. Donation cards are available at the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Rockwood Chapel (519-856-1100), or online donations and condolences may be left at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com.

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