It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joseph Edmund Dewan, on Monday, October 17, 2022, Joe was blessed and thankful to have his loving family and friends surrounding him at home. Joe was a man of community and he built it wherever he went. We are richer for having shared with him many experiences, his wisdom and quick wit. Joe left a positive mark on the lives he touched. Joe was an active member of the Stratford Knights of Columbus, both 3rd and 4th degree. In his 81st year, Joe leaves behind his devoted wife of 25 years, Marilyn (nee Jory) (Sillery) Dewan, his children Cathy Kramer (Dale), Patty Bannister, Teresa Loucks (Brian), Joseph Harold Dewan, Darlene Stewart, and Steven Sillery (Beate). Joe also leaves behind his siblings, brother Jim and Susanne Dewan, his sisters, Mary Catherine Dinner, Teresa and Ken Bell, Fran and Terry Craig, Rose and Andy Verschuren, Sister-in-laws, Dianne and Lester Heywood and Helen McAdams. He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren: Eric (Tabitha), Jessica (Terry), Rob (Kayla), Chelsea (Alec), Ryley, Kylene (Ryan), Megan (Ben), Allix (James), Russell, Lucas, Carly (Jake), Joe, Kaycee, Reeze, Bowe and great-grandchildren, Lorelai, Damien, Jake, and Jace Joseph. Predeceased by his wife of 31 years, Mary Anne Dewan (nee Jeffery), his son in law Scott Bannister, great-grandson Terry Ross, and brother-in-law, Clive Dinner. A special thank you to Joe’s medical team for their care and compassion.
Visitation will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, LUCAN on Friday, October 21, 2022 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Registration is appreciated. To register, please click the “Register Now” button below. Joe’s funeral mass will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at St. Michael’s Parish, 511 Cheapside Street, London with Father Daniel Bombardier presiding. Registration is not required to attend the funeral mass. Interment St. Peters Cemetery, London. A Knights of Columbus service will take place in the funeral home on Friday afternoon at 1:30 PM.
For those unable to attend the service, the family invites you to join with them from your home. Stream the service live or at your convenience Funeral Mass – Joe Dewan – Saturday Oct. 22, 2022 @ 11:00am on Vimeo