Passed away peacefully at LHSC – University Hospital, surrounded by family after a brief but courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 62. Beloved wife and best friend of Mike Risi. Dearest daughter of Margaret and the late Glenn McFalls. Cherished mother of Krista Hodgins, Korey and Kadi Hodgins, and Kassidy and Jessica Hodgins. Loving step-mother of Jessica and Andrew Nolan, and Jonathan Risi. Proud grandmother of Josh, Kloe, Kaine, Logan, Bentley, Kylee, Piper, and Charlotte.
Jo-Ellen loved people, her family in particular. She cherished the family celebrations, birthdays and holiday gatherings with her entire family. Jo-Ellen had become an avid golfer over the last number of years. She loved to travel, campfires, listening to country music and spending time with her friends. She will be truly missed by all of those who had the opportunity to meet her.
A private family funeral service will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, Lucan on Tuesday, January 12th at 1 PM. Though the service is private, the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live or at your convenience by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh. Cremation to follow with interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, London.
In appreciation of the care and compassion shown to Jo-Ellen at University Hospital, donations to London Health Sciences Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Link to register for invited guests: http://www.haskettfh.com/register