Joan Porter

Ceremony/ Cérémonie

In respect of Joan's wishes a Private Graveside Service will be held at the Hillside Cemetery, Hawkesbury, Ontario./Conformément aux souhaits de Joan, un service funéraire privé sera organisé au cimetière Hillside, à Hawkesbury, (Ontario).

Nécrologie de Joan Marie Porter

Joan Porter (nee Heffernan) 



It is with deep sorrow we announce the sudden passing of Joan Marie Porter (nee Heffernan) on Friday, September 4,2020 in the afternoon at the Hawkesbury General Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Porter.

Dear sister of Ameara (Kempinski) of California. Pre-deceased by her brother Kevin.  She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  Joan will be fondly remembered by her family and friends.

Joan was born in Montreal, Quebec, after marrying Ronald she moved to Hawkesbury where she lived a full and happy life dedicated to her extended family, her community and her church.

In respect of Joan's wishes and Covid 19 a Private Graveside Service will be held at the Hillside Cemetery, Hawkesbury. 

In memory of Joan a donation to the Hawkesbury General Hospital Foundation or to the SPCA of your choice would be appreciated.

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Funeral arrangements in the care of Hillcrest Funeral Home 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0 (866) 678-2001. A Tree of Remembrance for Joan will be planted in the McAlpine Forever Forest for information visit

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