Joan Rosemarie (nee Mackintosh) HECHT


Joan Rosemarie

(nee Mackintosh)

1933 – 2012

Joan Hecht of Red Deer, Alberta passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at the age of 79 years. Joan was born on July 9, 1933 in Shaunavon, Saskat- chewan and completed grades 11 and 12 at Red Deer Composite High School. She continued her education at the University of Alberta, obtaining her teaching certificate in 1952. On November 22, 1953, Joan and Alvin “Stan” were married. Together, they raised their four children. For many years, Joan taught elementary school at Alix and Rocky Mountain House, then owned and operated Al’s Repairs in Rocky Mountain House with her husband, Al for over 15 years. In her retirement years, Joan enjoyed travelling, gardening and time spent with family and friends. Joan will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Alvin “Stan” Hecht, two sons; Duane Hecht and John Hecht, two daughters; Orleen (Don) Peck and Linda Tomlinson, as well as by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Also left with fond memories of Joan are her brother, Donald Mackintosh and sister, Irene Hulika. Joan was predeceased by her son-in-law, Bill Tomlinson and a grandson. In honour of Joan’s life, a Memorial Service will take place on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Parkland Funeral Home, 6287-67A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta with Reverend Dale Fallon officiating. Memorial contributions in Joan’s name may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice.The family wishes to extend their thanks to the kind staff of Unit 32 at Red Deer Regional Health Centre and Edmonton Cross Cancer Institute for the excellent care given to Joan. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of Joelle Valliere, Funeral Director Parkland Funeral Home

and Crematorium,

6287 – 67 A St. (Taylor Dr.), Red Deer. 403.340.4040

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