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Joan Marie (Lovering) Collins

April 13, 1928 — February 2, 2023

COLLINS; Joan Marie (nee: Lovering)

After a sudden but brief illness, on February 2nd, 2023 at the age of 94, Joan is together again with her loving and cherished husband, John “David” Collins, after 20 years.   Beloved stepmother of Kevin and wife Maria of Barrie, Leo (predeceased) and wife Mary-Lou of Sault Ste. Marie, and Joe of Barrie. Nonna Joan to John David, Steven Paul, Robert Leo and Kyle John. Daughter of Burton and Marguerite Lovering (predeceased), dear sister of Gerald Lovering (predeceased).  Joan will be fondly remembered by many relatives, friends and colleagues from Huronia Regional Centre where she worked for over 35 years. A celebration of life will take place on February 18, 2023 at Mundell Funeral Home from 11 am to 1 pm in the chapel.  For those unable to attend the Celebration you may watch via Livestream, by signing in to register your device using the following link A graveside service will be held at St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia in the spring. The family would like to thank the team at Woods Park Care Centre for all their care and support towards Joan – especially Joyce, Victoria, Christopher, Valerie, Paula, and Simar. If desired, memorial donations to Easter Seals Ontario ( would be gratefully appreciated. Messages of condolence are welcome at

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, February 18, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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