Joan Shoomski, formerly known as Joan Zenchuk, peacefully passed away at Belleville General Hospital on August 18, 2023, at the age of 86. She was deeply loved by her late husband, Jerry Shoomski, and is survived by her two daughters, Heather Howard (Wayne) and Joanne Robb (Don). Joan will be remembered as a cherished grandmother to Tyler (Michelle), Jessica (Kiel), Jason (Andrea), Trevor (Fiona), Corrine (Steve), and Bridgette (Barry). Her great-grandchildren, extended family, and friends will greatly miss her presence.
Joan was known to find joy in the company of her family during gatherings. She was not only a loving mother but also a talented seamstress. Joan took pleasure in sharing her sewing skills with her daughters. Her sense of humor brightened the lives of those around her, leaving enduring smiles on their faces. As a passionate traveler, Joan embarked on numerous road trips with her friends later in life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Mary Zenchuk, her brother Donald, and her beloved son Daryl.
Honoring Joan’s requests, her body has been cremated, and a private family Graveside Memorial Service will be held at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery in Trenton. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at Seasons retirement home for their unwavering dedication and compassion. They would also like to extend their appreciation to the staff at Belleville General Hospital. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Memories, condolences, and messages can be shared online at http://www.weaverfuneralhomes.com.