DALLAS: Joan Kathleen (Orlando) passed away on October 26, 2013 at Columbia View Lodge in Trail, BC. Joan was born in Yorkshire, England and came to Canada with her parents at the age of 5.
She was predeceased by her parents, Alec and Harriet (Pat) Yates, her sister Carol Ann Liket of Vancouver, her first husband, Gnerrino (Blackie) Orlando and her second husband, James Campbell (Cam) Dallas.
Joan is survived by her step-son Dr. Ramon Orlando of Vancouver, her sister Patricia Ochoa of Reno, Nevada, her sisters-in-law Dina Hall and Neva Krug of Trail and Virginia Orlando of Vernon, her nephews Lory Hall (Gail) and David Orlando (Sharon) of Trail. She has many nieces and nephews in Canada and the U.S. She is also survived by her special friends; Bunny Dallas of Trail, Ronald and Lilian Amiel of Vancouver and also Cam’s children and grandchildren.
Joan worked many years as the director of medical records at the Trail Regional Hospital. She enjoyed dancing, gardening, bowling, curling and travelling. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 11 in Trail and the Senior Citizens of BC (Trail).
No service will be held by Joan’s request. Cremation has taken place. Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with the arrangements.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca