1943 – 2014

Mrs. Joan Marie Lawrence of Gadsby, Alberta passed away in Red Deer, Alberta surrounded by her family on Friday, August 1, 2014 at the age of 71 years. Joan is survived by her loving children Tony Borek (Arlene Ray) of Stettler, Rachelle Atterbury (Shayne Kromm) of Stettler, Leasyl Carey of Stettler and Don (Andrea) Lawrence of Edmonton. She is also survived by her much loved grandchildren Jesse Borek, Lee Borek, Tim Borek, Danny Atterbury, Tyrone Lawrence, Lincoln Carey and TJ Borek, one great-granddaughter Mackenzie Longmore, brother James (Carol) McKay of Erskine, sister Jean McKay of Qualicum Beach, brother-in-law Jess Heer of Edmonton and sister-in-law Laurie Swabey of Tofield. Joan was predeceased by her parents James Duncan Frazer McKay and Josephine McKay, her husband Don Lawrence, sister Peggy Heer, her sons Tim and Duncan Borek, daughters Bonnie-Jo Borek and Suzanne Borek, daughter-in-law Della Borek and by her grandson Craig Atterbury. A memorial service was held at the Brennen Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. As an expression of sympathy and in loving memory of Joan, memorial contributions may be made to the Red Deer Hospice Society in care of Brennen Funeral Home and Cremation Services who have been entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. 403.742.3315.

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