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Joan Mary Barth
Celebration of Life

MacCoubrey Funeral Home Reception Centre
30 King Street East, Cobourg

Saturday May 25
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Joan Mary Barth

April 30, 1922 - May 6, 2024

Peacefully at the Northumberland Hills Hospital on Monday May 6th, 2024 in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late Carl Barth. Loving mother of Susan Harris (William) and Ross Barth (Lorraine). Cherished grandmother of Jeffery (Jennifer), Juliana (Jeffrey), Janette (Malcolm) and Karen (Kirk) and great grandmother of Abigail, Sawyer, Mitchell, Cole, Breckin, Rave, MacKenzie, Kash and Kayla. Dear sister of Patricia Hurcomb. A celebration of life gathering will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., E., Cobourg on Saturday May 25th, 2024 from 1-3 pm. Cremation with interment in Cobourg Union Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

Nancy Williams - May 28, 2024

I had the privedge of working under Mrs Barth at Darcy Place. A very kind, soft spoken lady who always put the residents best interests first and foremost. RIP Mrs Barth ❤️

Gerry and Elizabeth Leger - May 27, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital

Jessica Mitchell - May 26, 2024

Love you Gramma Joan. I will never forget all the chats, laughs and you introducing me to Ginger beer. I will cherish the memories and photos I have. You are the most amazing lady I’ve ever had in my life. XO

Gordon and Margaret Jibb - May 25, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Scott and Lois Crider - May 25, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Joan Quigley - May 25, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

ALS Canada

Wayne and Jackie Marsh - May 25, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Extendicare-Cobourg

Jay & Marg Patrick - May 25, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Jay & Marg Patrick - May 25, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Jackie and Wayne Marsh - May 24, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Extendicare-Cobourg

Michelle Beatty - May 24, 2024

Aunt Joan created a legacy of beautiful human beings and your family was a huge part of her eternal youth. We will truly miss her and will remember her fondly forever. Michelle, Brian, Zachary and Sydney

Alan and Diane Weller - May 23, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Maternal Child Care Unit

Paul and Anita - May 23, 2024

Sending our condolences to the Barth and Harris families on the passing of a gracious lady and a life well lived. Rest In Peace Joan.

Karen Parry(Baker) - May 21, 2024

Joan was an absolutely beautiful person. I had the pleasure of working with her at Darcy Place many years ago. She taught me to be not only an effective support worker, but a compassionate human being. She was a real lady. Rest in peace Joan.

Elaine Daignault - May 21, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Ed's House Northumberland Hospice Care Centre

Bernard Bridie & Robert Mellon - May 17, 2024

Ross your Mom was a lovely lady. Condolences to you and Lorraine. All will be well.

Ken and Karen Kettle - May 16, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Community Care Northumberland

Greg and Bev Leach - May 13, 2024

Ross, Lorrain and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was such a lovely person and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Kate Whitelaw - May 13, 2024

Your death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.

Stephen Cortesis - May 12, 2024

Dear Ross and Lorraine so sorry for your loss

Laramie Young - May 12, 2024

Thinking of you and your family at this time. Your Mom was a wonderful person.

Andy and Lee carr - May 12, 2024

Ross,Lorraine and family. So sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom lived a long life and I’m sure you will all miss her. Take care

Frank Bouwmans - May 12, 2024

really sorry for your loss

John Harris - May 11, 2024

We’re so sorry to hear of your mums passing Sue funny I’d just been wondering about her a few days ago she lived to a ripe old age, she’ll be a big miss Condolences from us both.

Marg Patrick - May 10, 2024

We are filled with love remembering our dear Aunt Joan. Visits to Cobourg were always filled with good conversations and laughter with the family. We always made sure the children new Aunt Joan through the young stages of they’re life and now they remember her fondly. We are thinking of you all with love in our hearts and are looking forward to celebrating her and the amazing woman she was.❤️

Herman kapteyn - May 10, 2024

Ross,Lorraine,Karen and Kirk Sorry for your loss! Herman and jane

Joan Kirkpatrick - May 10, 2024

Susan, I am sorry to hear about your Mom passing away. She was a sweetheart. I worked with your Mom at the old Hospital years ago. Keep your memories close to you. My deepest condolence.

Laurie Seale Vandewater - May 10, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Oriana Singers

Amy Dickson - May 10, 2024

Praying you feel comforted. You are in our hearts during this difficult time. Richard Dickson and Family.

Susan Smith - May 9, 2024

My deepest condolences to the family. May she rest in peace.

Frances Scanlon-Lamers - May 9, 2024

Joan was a wonderful person and I enjoyed working with her at D’Arcy Place I worked many many afternoon shifts with her and it was always a pleasure Rest in peace Joan Deepest sympathy to Ross ( I never met you) but she lived with you those years I worked with her and she cherished her family deepest sympathy to all of Joan’s family my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time

Lois Crider - May 9, 2024

I am sorry for your loss of a wonderful mother . I worked with her at Darcy place

Cathy Stevenson Hoard - May 9, 2024

My sincere condolences to the Barth family at this difficult time. My prayers are with you all.

Jane Taylor - May 9, 2024

Joan was a special lady. Mom and her had long talks during visits and phone calls talking about England in their time there. She will always be remembered for her chats and kindness.

Crystal Dulmage - May 9, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear of Joan's passing. I loved hearing about all the stories she would tell when I helped cared for her at Landmark. She will be greatly missed. I'm going to miss her alot.

Paul and Debbie - May 9, 2024

Sue and Bill and family We are sorry to see that your sweet Mom has passed away. We are sending our deepest sympathy.

Susan Giddings - May 9, 2024

Ross, Lorraine, Susan, Bill and families. So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Treasure all of your wonderful memories. Susan Giddings.

Greg Clayton - May 9, 2024

Sending sincere condolences. Mrs. Barth was a lovely, kind & caring person. R.I.P. Mrs. Barth.

Debbie Hackney - May 9, 2024

Lorraine and Ross my heartfelt sympathy to you and the entire family ....so many memories to keep close to your heart ..these memories will keep her forever with you. What a glorious age she attained ... Debbie

Christina and Ann Lumb - May 9, 2024

To Joan’s family, I met Joan at the Landmark where my mother lives, two doors down. They delighted in talking about England together. I know she appreciated your daily visits Ross. Such a lovely lady, Joan will be missed.

Janice & Bob Boundy - May 8, 2024

Dear Sue, Ross & families, please accept our sincere condolences in the loss of your mother/grandmother. She was such a sweet, kind lady & I truly enjoyed chatting with her every week during my therapy dog visits. We hope your wonderful memories will give you peace during this difficult time.

sonja common - May 8, 2024

Dear Ross and Lorraine: I did not know your Mother,Ross, but ,from all the condolences sent I gather she must have been a generous,kind and caring woman; and what a long and meaningful life she had. I am thinking of you both at this time

David Ashcroft - May 8, 2024

Joan was always known as a lovely sweet lady. She became a legend on Castlehill Drive for her longevity! She will be sadly missed but always remembered. Fly free Joan from your earthly body and watch over all of the children that have grown up on that road.

Helen Turnbull - May 8, 2024

It was a gift of a lifetime to have become a friend of Joan. She taught me so much about living life joyfully and to always wear a smile. She also taught me how to play Scrabble. She will remain always dear to my heart.

Ann & Barry Hollis - May 8, 2024 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Salvation Army Food Cupboard

Dora Foster - May 8, 2024

Sue, Bill, Ross and Lorraine and family's So very sorry for the Loss of Joan. I've had the pleasure of meeting this Wonderful Lady on a few occasions an Absolutely Wonderful Lady. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Cherish all of your wonderful memories. With Deepest Sympathy Don Elder and Dora Foster

Nancy Clement - May 8, 2024

R I P Joan, you have asked for so long for your husband and parents....God has brought you home to see them, hugs❤️ It was a pleasure to know you.

Christine Firth - May 8, 2024

Ross, Lorraine, Janette and Karin, I am deeply saddened by the passing of the most wonderful matriarch. She was a huge part of my upbringing and will forever be a huge part of many great memories. A wonderful woman indeed. Thinking of you all.

Maxine Terry Bryce and Kayla Dudley. - May 8, 2024

Bill Susan and family we were so sorry to hear of your mom's passing Sue. I know your mom is traveling around and enjoying seeing old friends. Hold on to your memories of all the good times. Sending hugs to everyone in this time of need.

Janice DeLong - May 8, 2024

Ross, Lorraine and family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Never easy losing a parent at any age. Cherish your memories. With deepest sympathy. Janice

Karin, Kirk,Kash & Kaila… - May 8, 2024

Granny…GG.. we miss you😞 we love all we have to remember you by..we are so grateful for all you gave us, love.. laughter.. memories ♥️ soar with your bluebirds, hug papa tightly xoxo

BONNIE VAN DUSEN - May 8, 2024

So sorry to hear of Joan's passing. She was a wonderful friend to my Mother Dorothy Frei.

Paulette & Jack Herriot - May 8, 2024

Susan & Bill, Ross &Lorraine and families, we were so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. She was such a sweet person to have known. Hugs to all of you.

Connie Stuckless - May 8, 2024

Sue-My deepest condolences.

Karen Eaton - May 8, 2024

Oh sweet Joan, I am sad to hear of your passing but I know you are in a better place. I’ll see you again some day and we’ll sit and listen to the oldies. Till we meet again < 3

Joan Quigley - May 8, 2024

Susan and Bill , Ross and Lorraine and your families , what a kind and loving lady your Mom was . I have many memories of being neighbours on Castle Hill and how welcoming your Mom always was to invite us kids in . Thinking of you .

Glen turner - May 8, 2024

sorry to here about your mom’s passing i remember my mom delivering eggs to you folks back in the day cherish the memories may she rest in peace

Ken and Karen Kettle - May 8, 2024

Ross, Sue and Families; We are very sorry to hear of your Mum’s passing. May your wonderful memories help you through this difficult time. Ken and Karen

Dave Seale - May 8, 2024

She was a WONDERFUL person as a next door neighbour. Her grace and positivity will be a forever inspiration. Love to all who loved her and will miss her.

Jack and Debbie Dupuis - May 8, 2024

Ross Our sincerest condolences to you, Lorraine, and your family on your mom’s passing. Knowing it’s coming doesn’t diminish the loss you must feel. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Hugs…Jack and Debbie

Susan Pratt - May 8, 2024

To Karin & Family, I am so so sorry to hear about the passing of Granny. I will always remember our little visits and how often she spoke of Carl. It was always fun to talk to someone from England and hear all her stories. I know Karin how much you adored her and I hope you find peace. Fly high Granny. Love Susan & Family xox

Debbie and Charlie McFarland - May 8, 2024

Sue, Bill and Family, so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. You were so lucky to have so many memorable years with her! Sincere condolences to all.

Bill Hare - May 8, 2024

I am very sorry for your loss. I will always remember a beautiful, gracious lady.

Kirsty Strugnell (Lockwood) - May 8, 2024

Dearest Ross and Lorraine, Janette and Karin, our thoughts are with you at this sad time. I'm truly honoured to have met Joan 36 years ago. She was a beautiful lady who lived her life to the fullest. All our love from England x x x

Anne and Paul Burnham - May 7, 2024

Ross and Lorraine and family, What a fantastic age your mother reached! But no matter what age its not easy losing a parent and for that we extend our sympathies. We wish you all the best at this time of loss.

Stan and Cindy Sokay - May 7, 2024

Ross, Lorraine and family. Our sincere condolences on the loss of your mom. We are thinking about all of during this difficult time.

Dave Cromlish - May 7, 2024

Ross and family, Very sorry to hear the loss of your mother. She must have been a wonderful lady. Rosie and Dave Cromlish

Bryan and Cindy Marjoram - May 7, 2024

Ross, Lorraine, Janette, Karen, and the entire Barth Family, We were saddened to hear of your mother's passing. She must have been an incredible mother to have a son like you. You were all blessed to share so many wonderful memories with Joan. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincere condolences. Joan Mary Barth April 30, 1922 - May 6, 2024 ~ REST IN PEACE ~

Kathy and John Roxborough - May 7, 2024

Our heartfelt condolences to all the family. Joanie was a wonderful woman and had a great sense of humour. Our days at D’Arcy Place are memorable . She enjoyed listening to our music on Tuesdays. She will be sadly missed.

Keren Bradford - May 7, 2024

So sorry for your loss.

Paul Basinger - May 7, 2024

Ross. Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Please accept my condolences. 103 years....That is awesome.

CAROL BUTTAR - May 7, 2024

Sorry to read of your Mom's passing Sue. She certainly lived a good long life. Eric & I send our sincere condolences to you Sue, Bill & family. Treasure your memories.

Rick & Shirley McBride - May 7, 2024

We were deeply saddened to learn of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother's passing. Cherish the memories, keep them close to your heart ❤️

Randy and Kate bowman - May 7, 2024

We are so sorry to hear about your loss gg was a wonderful lady and will be missed by so many our prayers are with you all

Therese & Barry May - May 7, 2024

Susan, Ross & families. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mom. She lived a great long life. Hang on to the memories.

Susan and John Davison - May 7, 2024

Sue and Bill - Ross and Lorraine Sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

Kim and Reg Ward - May 7, 2024

Susan, Bill, Ross, Lorraine and families. I met your Mum nearly fifty years ago when we both worked at D'Arcy Place. There just aren't enough kind words to describe this wonderful lady. Always a lady! I will miss her. Keep your memories close to your heart. Sending prayers and our deepest sympathies.

Karen and Laird Murray - May 7, 2024

Susan and Ross and families we are so sorry for your loss. What a great life this lovely lady had. Thank you for sharing her stories with us. Privileged to have worked with her.

Joan Kemp - May 7, 2024

Sue and family, sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. Remember the many good times.

Ralph and Sue Buttar - May 7, 2024

Susan & Bill and Ross & Lorraine and families....please accept our most deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mother/Grandmother.

Laurie Vandewater - May 7, 2024

Dear Susan and Ross and families - Joan was the sweetest person that I have ever known. I hope your memories sustain you during your grieving.

Heather McDonald - May 7, 2024

I am so deeply sorry to hear of Joan’s passing. She was one of the sweetest people that I had the pleasure of caring for . She lived a long and useful life . She will be happy to be once again with her Carl .

Brenda and Ted Quinn - May 7, 2024

Dear Ross, Lorraine and Family ... We are very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Mom. But what a blessing it was that you had her for so many years. We don't think we ever met your Mom but she looks so kind and loving in her picture. May your memories help sustain you and cushion your sadness at her passing. With our deepest sympathy. Brenda and Ted

Nancy Maguire - May 7, 2024

So sorry to hear about Joan. I was able to meet your mom at landmark . I really enjoyed having visits with her, when the girls were having coffee in the lounge. Very lovely lady.

Barb Lang Walker - May 7, 2024

Susan, Ross My condolences to you with your Mom's passing. May your many good memories with your Mom help you and family members get through this difficult time.

Estelle Cortesis - May 7, 2024

Mrs Barth was a lovely lady. I have very fond memories of her grace and kindness when I worked at D’arcy Place. May her soul be eternal.

Andrew and Myonne Allan - May 7, 2024

Sorry your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

Cindy Trew - May 7, 2024

My condolences to you Sue and also to you Ross and your families.

Nancy Abraham - May 7, 2024

Sue and family. My condolences with the passing of your mom.

Richard Dupuis - May 7, 2024

Ross, Lorraine, and family - I’m so so sorry to hear of your loss. Wishing all of you much love and peace

Tammy Hutchings - May 7, 2024

Ross, Lorraine and Family. I am so very sorry to hear of Joan's passing. Such a lovely lady and a true pleasure to work with. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Please take care.

DAVE STOTHART - May 7, 2024

My deepest condolences Ross, Lorraine & family ... memories memories memories!!!!!

Pam Giles - May 7, 2024

Ross sorry to see that your Mother passed. She had a wonderful life and you gave her so much love and attention. Many memories will help you and your family adjust .

Lynda Skitch Oliver - May 7, 2024

Joan was a great friend of my mother Donnie Skitch. I remember her as such a sweet, lovely women. She will always be remembered with love by everyone who knew her….Lynda

Carolyn Farrell - May 7, 2024

Please know I am thinking of you at this difficult time.

Anne & Andre Reyns - May 7, 2024

Ross, Lorraine and Family ; Our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom. We are honored to have met her on several occasions. Thinking of you all ..

Kathy Krakenberg - May 7, 2024

I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Paul Sherwin - May 7, 2024

Ross...so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Our condolences to you and your family. She lived a long life.

Anne Giroux - May 7, 2024

Joan was such a loving and caring woman. I worked with her at Darcy place and liked and respected her tremendously. My condolences to all her family

SUE WRIGHT - May 7, 2024

Susan and Ross I am so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. I worked with her at D'arcy Place. She was so very kind and caring. Always a joy to work with. Treasure all your memories.