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HOWARD, Joan Patricia (Pat) aka “Ma”


Howard Pat

Passed away at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Orillia on Saturday May 19, 2018 in her 89th year. Beloved mother of Linda Gray (Earl) and Thomas Howard (Leslie). Loving grandmother of Holly and cherished great grandmother of Joshua, Matthew and Thomas. Dear sister of John Nicholson (Shirley-predeceased), Peter Nicholson (Carolyn) and the late Helen Dickson (Alex). “Ma” to her extended family and friends. “She took them all in and loved them all.” Visitation will be held at the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James Street East Orillia on Wednesday May 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the chapel on Thursday May 24 at 1 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Helping Hands Orillia or Simcoe Knitters for Global Warmth if desired. Messages of condolences are also welcomed at .