On Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Mrs. Joan Scarfe passed away peacefully at the Stettler Hospital and Care Centre at the age of 77 years. Joan is loved and remembered by her sons; Regan Scarfe of Stettler, Alberta, James (Tina) Scarfe of Lacombe, Alberta; sister June Pagnotta of Thunder Bay, Ontario; brother-in-law Howard Scarfe of Vermilion, Alberta; sisters-in-law Ardis Gordon of Melfort, Saskatchewan and Mildred Hughes of Jasper, Alberta. She was predeceased by her husband, Len in 2012; daughter, Della Scarfe in 1981; parents Max and Hazel Russell; sister Rita Davis and brother Ron Russell.
A funeral service for the late Mrs. Scarfe was held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from the Royal Canadian Legion, Vermilion, Alberta at 11 o’clock a.m. Interment followed at the Vermilion Public Cemetery.
We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who phoned, sent flowers and food, and came to visit. Special thanks to the Family members from Thunder Bay who took time to call and for those who made the trip down to the funeral. Thank you to Reverend Aubrey Bell for the lovely service and to Barry Roth for playing the bag pipes. Thank you to Kim Shimko and the staff at Crossroads Funeral Chapel for assisting us in all the funeral arrangements. Please know your thoughtfulness did not go unnoticed, and we will be forever grateful.
If so desired, Joan’s family suggests any memorial contributions may be to S.T.A.R.S or to the charity of the donor’s choice.