SLAMEN, Joan - April 18, 1932 – November 9, 2022
Joan was finally released from all her pain on Wednesday, November 9th, surrounded by family and her loving partner, Louise Fast, with whom she shared 46 wonderful years.
She is now resting with her family and friends who left us before her.
Joan will be forever missed by her children, Anne Slamen McCann (Martin), Kevin Slamen (Jennifer), Shelagh Tustin (Walter), Elizabeth Trivanovic (Cedomir).
Beloved grandmother to Alexander, Christopher, Danielle, Eric, Leah, Mark, Michael (resting in peace), Nicole, and Nikolas.
Cherished great-grandmother to Calie, Sofia, and Lucas. Brothers, Brian and Gerard Paton (both resting in peace) and sister, Frances Pilkey, who lives in Surrey, BC. Joan Slamen (nee Paton), born in Manchester, England, April 18, 1932. One of her proud achievements was completing her formal 7-year.
Apprenticeship as a professional baker before leaving England in 1956 for Canada. Eldest daughter, Anne, was born in England and her other 3 children (Kevin, Shelagh and Elizabeth) were born in Toronto.
Spanning her 40-plus year working career in Canada, Joan was a baker, a library technician and a receptionist.
She recently told a friend that she got to visit all the places she wanted to see.
Visitation will be held at the Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON, on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 10–11 a.m. until time of Service at 11 a.m. A private interment will follow at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. G
uests to gather at the Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre following the Service for a Reception from 1–3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Kidney Foundation.