FERGUSON: Joan Claire (Eldred)
Joan Claire Ferguson, age 84, passed away at St, Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph on Feb.22, 2019. Beloved wife of Walter Ferguson, celebrated 65 years of marriage on Jan 2, 2019. Cherished Mother of Janet Ferguson, Guelph and Carolyn Gordon, Guelph. Loved Grandmother (Nan) of Carolyn (Shawn) Dunsmoor, Guelph, Steven Keenan, Guelph, Michael Keenan, (Melanie) Woodstock, Adam Gordon, Toronto, Loved Great Grandmother of Erica & Ryan Dunsmoor, Nicholas & Conner Keenan, Guelph, Cole & Ozzy Keenan, Woodstock. Sister Kathy (Steve) Eadie, nephew Zachary Eadie, niece Kaitlyn Eadie, Mississauga. Step-Mother Norma Eldred, Mississauga. Predeceased by son, Andrew James (Bernadette) Ferguson, Oshawa (2007) Granddaughter Sarah (John) Sutherland, Guelph (2018) Twin Brother, Gerry (2012) (Marjorie - 2018) Eldred, Mississauga, parents, Albert Eldred (1964) Hope (Bardwell) Eldred (1956) Galt, nephews Peter Eldred (1989) Andrew Eldred (1966)
Joan grew up in Galt, enjoyed singing with her brother Gerry and acted in plays at the Galt Collegiate. After high school she performed in several plays with Galt Little Theatre in the early 1950's . Joan was Secretary with Fromm Bros. Galt, Steno-cashier for H.F.C. Galt, Niagara Finance and Trans Canada Credit, Guelph. Joan's last position was with Lummus Canada Inc. in Toronto in the accounting department until her retirement. Joan compiled family Genealogy in England the last several years of her life and corresponded with family members in England.
No funeral service. Cremation has taken place. A private memorial service and burial at Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, (Galt) in the spring. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Research or Cystic Fibrosis Research or to the charity of your choice. Donation cards are available at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, Dublin Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph or online at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com