Joanne Vanoverbeke
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Obituary of Joanne Vanoverbeke

Vanoverbeke: Joanne Emily (Williston) -

A resident of Chatham, Joanne Vanoverbeke passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in Chatham on August 12, 2021 at the age of 71. 

Born in Chatham, Joanne was the daughter of the late Stanley and Violet (nee Banner) Williston. 

Loving mother to, Jason (Valerie) Vanoverbeke, Crystal Vanoverbeke, and Jolene Harmsworth.

Grandmother to Kyle, Tyson, Matthew, Hailey, Devon, Cody, and Tao.

Sister to Janet (Robert) Taylor, Elizabeth (Robert) Swatuk, and Wayne (Tamson) Williston.  Predeceased by Patricia Swain, Donald Williston, Edith Williston, Philip Williston, William Williston, Linda Hathaway, and Sandra Wyant.

Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Cremation has taken place and a private family burial will take place at Maple Leaf Cemetery at a later date.

Donations made in memory of Joanne to the Canadiantire Jumpstart charities would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040

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