Joan Barbara Wallace

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WALLACE;  Joan Barbara (nee Jackson) ~ Suddenly on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre in her 87th year.  Joan Wallace was the beloved partner of Ken Skitch for 20 years and the wife of the late Claire Wallace and John Baldwin.  Loving mother of Barbara Morton (Garry), Beverley Bell (Joe Bell), the late Brian Baldwin (survived by Christine) and step mother of Bonnie Fallis, Cathy Henry, Shelley Croswell and Gary Wallace.  Loved grandmother of John Doig (Susan), Stacy Doig (Ryan Larmer), Ryan Bell, Derek Bell (Karli), Stephanie Baldwin (Reggie) and step grandmother of Greg Croswell (Jen), Geromy Croswell (Stephanie), Shannon Henry, Ian Henry, Nicole Henry, Aron Fallis, Brad Fallis, Chandler Jessup and their families.  Loved great grandmother of Allison, Joel, Victoria, Quinton, Lauren, Griffin, Gracey, Rose, Elliott, Holden, Vayda, Farrah, Nalea, and the late Mackenzie.  Joan was predeceased by her 12 brothers and sisters and her son in law Darrell Bell.

Service Information

Visitation will be held at the Millbrook Christian Assembly, 71 King St. W., Millbrook, on Wednesday, September 25th from 12:30 pm until time of the funeral service at 1:30 pm. Interment to follow at Rosemount Memorial Gardens, Peterborough. In memory of Joan donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Fallis & Shields Funeral Home and online condolences or donations may be made at


Deepest sympathy to all. Joan was a great person and a special Aunt.

Kim Wallace and Lisa Pigeau

So sorry for the loss of your Mother, grandmother . Our thoughts & prayers are with you all Barb, Stacey & families.

Ralph & Elaine Cole

My thoughts and prayers are with you all now and in the days ahead

Pat Sorensen

So sorry to hear about your Mom Bev, our love and thoughts to you and all your family

Dana and Greg ODell

Joanie was a great stepmom. I loved her so much. She always had my best interests at heart.

Shelley Croswell

Joan was the best step mother we could have asked for. Her love of life and laughter will live on in our memories forever.

Cathy Henry

Joan was like a second mom when I was a teenager and was always close as I grew up into adulthood. I loved her laugh and sense of humour. She will be missed.

Elsbeth and Ron McCall

So very sorry to read of the passing of Joan. What a special/beautiful kind lady. To Ken, Bev and the rest of the family, my deepest condolences!!

Tabatha Bates

Our condolences to the entire family. Joan was a great woman and definitely a favourite. She will be missed.

The Escott’s

I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you

Sophie Orzechowski