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Joseph Child

Joseph Richard Child

Wednesday, July 22nd, 1942 - Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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July 22, 1942 - February 5, 2019
It is with deep love and great sadness that the family of Joseph Child announce his death. Joe passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and will be lovingly remembered by his wife Kathleen Kelly, his sister Audrey Child, his children Mark and Jenny, their families, his nephews Tim and Steven, and Joe's community of friends at L'Arche Daybreak. Born in Henry, IL, Joe was a retired wood worker, teacher, funeral director, and former leader of the Woodery at L'Arche Daybreak. Joe's love of the outdoors, paddling, and camping brought together many groups of people through trips to Georgian Bay and West Virginia. Visitation will take place on Thursday, February 7th from 4-7pm at the chapel at L'Arche Daybreak. The funeral service will be at St. Mary's Anglican Church at 10am Friday, February 8th. In lieu of flowers, donations to L'Arche Daybreak would be appreciated.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    L'Arche Daybreak
    11339 Yonge Street
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  • Service

    Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Friday, February 8th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Mary's Anglican Church
    10030 Yonge Street
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  • Interment



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Judy Steers

Posted at 09:03pm
I'm so sorry to hear the news of Joe's death. My heart goes out to Kathy and their family. Some of the best times of my working life were with Joe at the Woodery with Bill, Gord, Dave, John, Ellen, Patrick, and Lollo and many others that followed. He was a skilled and patient teacher, gifted craftsman, mischievous trickster, kind friend and an inspiration. I am so grateful for his life and how it touched mine. Thanks Joe - I will miss you. You loved us and gave us all so much.

Milton Campbell

Posted at 03:26pm
The passing of a dear loved one is a difficult time for the family. Sorry for your loss. It is through the privilege of prayer, that a bereaved family can experience God's love and comfort in the most intimate way. May the family find comfort as you pour out your heart in prayer to Jehovah, the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is the hear of prayer and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials. 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4; Psalms 65:2.

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