Jo-Anne Gearing

Jo-Anne Gearing

Sunday, August 27th, 1944 - Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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At the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020. Jo-Anne Gearing (nee Embleton) of Cornwall; age 76 years. Beloved wife of the late Douglas Gearing. Loving mother of Bryan Gearing of Cornwall, Dwayne Gearing (Carolyn Welton) and Tracy McElligott (Allan) of Cornwall. Cherished grandmother of Melody Gearing and James and Taylor Anne McElligott. Predeceased by her brothers Harley Robert “Bob” and Richard “Lee” and by her parents Richard Burns and Annie Josephine Brown. A visitation and funeral with controlled attendance will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home 822 Pitt St., Cornwall (613-938-3888) on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 from 6-9 pm and on Thursday November 5th, 2020 from 11am-12pm. Service in the Chapel of the Funeral Home at 12pm. Masks and social distancing will be mandatory inside the Funeral home. Interment will follow in the St. Lawrence Valley Union Cemetery, Ingleside. As expressions of sympathy Memorial Donations to the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated by the family.

A woman of many talents. Master crafter! Jo-Anne was an extremely skilled artist who was passionate about sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, painting…you name it – she mastered it! Her most “unique” and loved creations were her children and grandchildren. Over her lifetime she mended many of their rips, scraped knees and broken hearts. She treasured her close knit friendships. She was a bright light in the lives of all who loved her and always had a kind word for everyone. Hers was truly a life stitched with love.
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Craig McDonell

Posted at 02:10pm
To Al and Tracy, deepest sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your Mother. I just saw the obituary today and saw not just the name, but the resemblance too! May all of the great memories ease your suffering of loss. Craig and Catherine McDonell

Kate Labossiere (Lamarche)

Posted at 05:17pm
My deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathies go out to Tracy, Bryan and Dwayne and families. I have great memories of our mothers together with smiles and laughter and hugs. They are once again together and hugs are overtaking the heavens.
In my mother’s place, I send hugs to all. My heart goes out to each and every one of you.

Bryan Gearing Posted at 03:00pm

Thank you Kate.

Bryan Gearing Posted at 03:00pm

Thank you Craig.

Bruce Makinson

Posted at 03:53pm
We're deeply sorry your family is experiencing the pain of a loss like this. Our heart goes out to each of you.
Bruce & Lynda Makinson

Bryan Posted at 02:23pm

Thank you Bruce and Lynda.

Sharon Gearing

Posted at 12:01pm
Your mom made a beautiful cape for me many years ago it was beautiful she was so talented. Uncle Gary and I would like to send our condolences .

Bryan Gearing Posted at 02:31pm

Thank you Sharon.

Bill Parisien

Posted at 10:00am
Bryan & Family,

Please accept my condolences on your Mom's passing. May your memories , be a blessing.

Bryan Gearing Posted at 02:31pm

Than you Bill.

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