Joan Laven

Hannie (Joan) Laven, (February 28, 1937) peacefully passed away at the Welland General Hospital on Friday, June 29, 2018. Joan leaves behind her loving husband John. She was the beloved mother of James, William and Rita (Gatzke), Shirley and Richard Norman. Will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Kris, Jesse, Tara, Blake (Amanda), Amaraine (Stevan), Gabriel (Jessie) and Megan (David), Chelsea and Tony and her four great- grandchildren, Miles, Athanor, Sabrina and Sava. Dearly loved sister of William Bethlehem and Sjanie, Beatrix Lof, Theresa Schulenberg, Alida Bethlehem, Harry Bethlehem and Ina and many nieces and nephews. Joan survived WWII and emigrated from The Netherlands to Canada with her parents and younger siblings in 1950. She made a comfortable life for her family in Fenwick after time in Burlington and Toronto. Joan was a Red Cross Care Aid. Funeral service will be held at the Fenwick United Church, Monday, July 9 at 11:00 a.m. Thank you for your consideration. Mom’s funeral will be on Monday, July 9, at 11:00, at the Fenwick United Church. Donations may be made to the United Church Foundation
donate Arrangements Entrusted to Lampman Funeral Home, 724 Canboro Road Fenwick.

2 thoughts on “Joan Laven

  • To the family,

    My mother was in the hospital with Joan at Welland Hospital. Sad to read that she has passed away. We had some nice conversations with Joan. My condolences on her passing. Sadly, my mom passed away on June 12th.

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