February 5, 1941 - November 17, 2018
(nee Finnerty) It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of JoAnne on November 17, 2018 at 77 years of age. Beloved spouse to the late Michael Cassar (2018) and the late Jack Redmond (1980). Loving mother of Janice Redmond (Stefan Kagi) and Carol Redmond (Seth Geltman). Step-mother of Stephen Cassar (Laurie), Gary Cassar (Virginia) and Mark Cassar (Bonnie). Treasured grandmother of Elijah, Erik, Adam, Siobhán, Sinéad, Kurt, Drew and Reed. Born in Timmins, Ontario to the late Ambrose (1957) and Mary Kate (1986) Finnerty. Dear sister of the late Leslie Finnerty-2018 (Iate Isabelle-2016), the late Patrick Finnerty-2014 (late Claudette-2016), Juleta Lauzon (late Edward-2018) and Noreen Parici (Mike). Also survived by many members of the Finnerty and Stack families as well as a wide circle of friends. JoAnne was a devoted mother and grandmother, treating everyone with kindness. She was a long-time member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Maidstone where she was a Sunday greeter, a choir member, and participated in the Holy Rollers pie fundraisers. She retired from Windsor Regional Hospital with 18 years of clerical service in the Emergency Department, where her calm demeanor comforted patients and their families. JoAnne was an active member in the Irish Canadian Cultural Club where she contributed her beautiful singing voice and her accounting skills. Her compassion and generosity will be sadly missed. JoAnne is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex on Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Parish prayers Sunday at 3p.m. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Maidstone after 10 a.m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Donations may be made to Transition to Betterness, Hospice of Windsor & Essex County or to the Essex Area Foodbank. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com Donate online: https://www.t2b.ca/ http://www.thehospice.ca/ Address for the Foodbank: Essex Area Food Bank Box 3 Essex, Ontario N8M 2Y1
(nee Finnerty) It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of JoAnne on November 17, 2018 at 77 years of age. Beloved spouse to the late Michael Cassar (2018) and the late Jack Redmond (1980). Loving mother of Janice Redmond... View Obituary & Service Information
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