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Joan (nee Hopf) Vollmer

VOLLMER, Joan (nee Hopf) - With broken hearts we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother and grandmother Joan Ann Vollmer on November 28 2013, at 76 years of age. Loving wife for 57 years to John Vollmer. Cherished and devoted mother of Diane Vollmer-Doster (Dean), Stephen (Nori Pessotto), and Bradley (Darlene Rousseau). Treasured grandmother of Courtney and Ashley Doster, Rachel and Lauren Vollmer and Bryan, Jenna, Alec, Elle and Bradley Vollmer. Predeceased by her parents Gerald and Bernice Hopf. Sister to Patricia Martin and Judith Hopf. Sister-in-law of Margaret Gotchling, Lillian Morris, Frances and Ron Gemmel and predeceased by Sr. Muriel Vollmer, Kathleen and Bernie Irvin and Jim Morris. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Special friend of Xiomara Mora. Joanís life centered on her family for which she will always be lovingly remembered and never forgotten. Her nature was truly loving and generous. Family gatherings, cooking, baking (notably her special birthday cakes and cookies), playing bridge with friends, reading (especially detective novels), attending the theatre and travel were Joanís sources of great joy. Joan was an active member of the Engineering Institute of Canada Ladies Auxiliary for 35 years and through this organization made many wonderful friends who enriched her life. Over the years she volunteered for a number of organizations whose primary goals were helping and caring for others. As well, she has been a generous patron to numerous charities. If so desired memorial donations may be made to the Windsor and Essex County Alzheimerís Association. Visiting Sunday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 4:30 p.m. at Families First, 3260 Dougall Ave. S., Windsor, 519-969-5841. On Monday, friends are invited to meet at Sacred Heart Church, LaSalle, for Words of Remembrance at 10:45 a.m. followed by Mass of Resurrection at 11 a.m. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca12640793
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Dear Pat
Posted by Donna (Betts) Strickert (acquaintance) On Tuesday, December 3, 2013
So sorry to read of the loss of your sister. May you find comfort in knowing she has gone on to another wonderful life and may memories help you and your family in the days ahead.

Donna (Betts) Strickert from Woodstock

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