Joan Ann Allen

Joan Ann Allen

Allen Joan Ann

March 27, 1957 – December 3, 2015

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Joan (Joannie) Ann Allen (nee Ferneyhough) on December 3rd, 2015.

Joannie was born in Nanaimo BC March 27th, 1957.

She is survived by her loving husband Keith, brothers, Paul, Robert and Russell, Mother, Elaine and father, Bill and many nieces and nephews. Joannie married Keith in Maple Ridge, BC on April 26, 1992.

She was known throughout the Province of BC for teaching First Aid for 30 years. She fought forest fires and worked at many logging camps on the BC coast. She worked as an instructor for 30 years with the Petersen Group. Joannie touched everyone she taught; she loved to teach people to be humble heroes. She was known as one of the best instructors in BC First Aid. Both Joannie and Keith worked as attendants in Go Cart Racing at Cassidy Tracks.

A Celebration of Life was held Saturday December 12th, 2015 at the Petersen Safety Group, 300 South Terminal Avenue, Nanaimo, BC from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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