It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joanne Mackie on December 21, 2018.

Born in Oshawa, Ontario on June 10, 1940, Joanne spent 35 amazing years as an elementary school teacher and in retirement Joanne was a member of and volunteered for the Ontario Family Studies Home Economics Educators’ Association including the partnership with Swaziland Home Economics Association, archives; the International Federation for Home Economics including the 2014 council in London Ontario; the Canadian Home Economics Association, archives; the Ontario Home Economics Association, archives; the Hamilton Home Economics Association; the Georgetown Choral Society from 1971; Lydia Snow North Halton Branch Retired Women Teachers of Ontario, founding; an active member of St. John’s United Church Georgetown. In retirement, Joanne took courses from the Archives Association of Ontario.


Joanne’s celebration of life will take place on Friday January 4, 2019 at 1 PM at St. John’s United Church, 11 Guelph St., Georgetown, ON. Internment will follow in the spring at Ebenezer United Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to the following organizations would be appreciated: The Canadian Home Economics Foundation, The Heart and Stroke Foundation, or a charity of your choice.


You are invited to share your memories and photos on Joanne’s memorial page at:


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