Obituary – Joan Marion (MCDonald) McKimm

We have been asked to publish the following information by the son of the deceased, as some people in Esterhazy may remember her. The family lived in Esterhazy between 1969 and 1976.

In Memory of
Joan Marion (MCDonald) McKimm
May 11, 1939 – June 28, 2015

Marion Mckimm passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the age of 76.
Predeceased by husband Sam; 2 brothers, Denis and Harold and her beloved Dog, Bridgette.

Survived by children Dave, Karyn (Leo), Trevor (Marianne), Lynne (Derek), and Anthony (Nella); grandchildren Troy, Kris, Damien, Lauren, Marissa, Caitlynn, Aleah, Liam, Jayden, Abigail and Josiah.

Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland she came with Sam and the family to Canada in the mid 60s to Ontario. Then moved back to Ireland before moving back to Canada and to Port Alberni. She was an active member of the community and was involved in musical theatre, Timbre, instructing gymnastics, ran a daycare and taught Irish dancing.

A Celebration of her Life will be held at Jericho Road Church, 5100 Tebo Road, at 11am on Saturday, July 11, 2015 with Pastor John Cox officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Marion’s memory may be made the Alberni Clayoquot SPCA, 4936 Broughton Ave, Port Alberni, BC., V9Y 8R6 or the Kidney Foundation, #200 – 4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC., V5G 4K6. Stories and condolences may be left for the family by visiting this link.


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