Sep 17, 1939 – Dec 27, 2017
After years of struggling health problems, our beloved Joan, passed away peacefully at Mills Memorial Hospital on December 27, 2017 with her husband Pentti at her side.
Joan was born September 17, 1939 in Campbellton New Brunswick. she eventually moved to Red Rock Ontario where she met and married Pentti Korpi on September 5, 1959.
Joan and Pentti setteled in Terrace BC in 1979 where they would raise their family.
As a devout catholic, Joan was always first to volunteer her time, her baking skills, her home to anything involving the church.
She was an active mom and grandmother, two positions she held with high regard. Joan also embraced her son/daughters in law with as much love as she gave her own children.
Joan was genuinely a very kind, compassionate, loving person. To know her was to love her.
Joan is survived by her loving husband Pentti, children Steve (Lil), Kevin (Tracy), Jim (Paula), Cathy (Bruce) Beth (Mick), 12 grandchildren, Brother Jack (Lorraine), Arthur (Mary Louise).
Joan is pre-deceased by her sister Dorothy.
Joan spent the last few years of her life living at Terraceview Lodge
Funeral services were at Sacred Heart Parish in Terrace BC.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sacred Heart Parish , 4830 Straume Ave, Terrace, BC V8G 4G3 its a place that Joan spent much of her time volunteering. It’s a place she loved.