HUTTON, Joan passed away peacefully at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on Monday, July 8, 2013 at the age of 77 years.

Joan was born on July 11, 1935 in Orillia, Ontario. She had worked as a nurse in Ontario for many years and retired to Sicamous in 2005 to be close to her family. She was an active volunteer with the Food Bank, Sicamous Resource Centre and worked at the arena concession stand where she will be remembered to many as “Nanny Joan”.

Joan will be sadly missed by her son, Doug (Judy Carter) Anderson; grandchildren, Jade (Joel) Widen and Karter Anderson; great granddaughter, Braia Widen all of Sicamous; brothers, Gerald and Bob Anderson both of Ontario and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dr’s Laura and Keith Hepburn and all the staff at Shuswap Lake General Hospital for their care and assistance, as well as Kevin Bolen at Bowers Funeral Home for his compassion and guidance.

A celebration of Joan’s life will be held from the Sicamous Recreation Centre, Sunday July 21st at 2:00 pm with Pastor Bob Evans officiating.

If so desired, contributions in memory of Joan may be made to the Sicamous Food Bank, 250-836-3440,

Online condolences may be sent through Joan’s obituary at

Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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