February 19, 1945 - June 3, 2020
Joan Blanche Hodgson passed away on June 3, 2020 at Drumheller, AB at the age of 75. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on February 19, 1945 to Marcel & Blanche Whitmore. Throughout her life, Joan had a strong love of animals and enjoyed volunteering at Animal Rescue Shelters. She had a passion for photography and loved spending time in her yard tending to her flower gardens. Joan enjoyed working with young people and was an Educational Assistant helping her students through their schooling years.
She is survived by her son, Dennis Tinkler. She is also survived by her best friend/sister Teresa (Russ) Penner, along with four other siblings, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends.
The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to Dr. Beach and all of the nurses and support staff at the Drumheller Health Centre, for the respectful and dignified care that they warmly provided to Joan for the duration of her stay in their facility.
To send condolences, please visit Joan’s obituary at cochranecountryfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Rocky Mountain Animal Rescue Foundation through CanadaHelps.org.