Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Headwaters Health Care Centre on Thursday September 9, 2021, at the age of 80. Cherished and loving partner of James (2019). Loved mother of Doug (1990), Barry (Carol), Rick (Melody), Marianne Lennox (Andy) and Lisa O’Quinn. Proud grandma to Daniel (Carlene), Kevin (Alicia), Kari (Adam), Sarah (Jon), Paula, Melissa (Chadwick), Amy (Clayton) and Cody. Great grandma to 10. She will always be remembered by her siblings, Wray (Nancy), Georgina (Gerald), Don (Jackie), Jim (Nancy), Audrey (Jamie), Ken (Janice) and Len (Di) and by her siblings-in-law, Sharon, Stan, Lynn, Marj, Mary (Jim) and Betty. Predeceased by her parents George and Bertha Brooks, her brothers, Bob, Larry and Bryon, and her sister, Reta. She will be held dear in the hearts of her family, relatives, and many friends. A private family graveside service has taken place in Wingham, ON. Scheduled visitation will be held on Sunday September 19, 2021 from 1:00 – 4:00pm at In Memoriam Funeral Services, 28 Main Street, North, Grand Valley, Ontario. RSVP will be required to attend through Joan’s book of memories page on the In Memoriam Funeral Services website imfunerals.com. If you desire, donations in memory of Joan may be made to the Headwaters Health Care Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made atwww.imfunerals.com In Memoriam Funeral Services Inc. has been given the honour to serve the Darling Family.