November 1st, 1922 – October 26th, 2021

Joanne Mary Childerhose passed away at Lakeland Long Term Care, on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021. Age 98 years.

Predeceased by her parents Charles and Ethel Ludington, and her brothers Cedric and Kirk. Beloved wife of the late Mac Childerhose, and dear companion of the late Merrill Moore. Loving mother of Marjorie Thomas (Rick), Randy (Bonny), Wendy (Wayne), Steven (Mary), Martha Vincent (Phil), and the late Marilyn, Nancy and Janet. Loving Nana of Jeff (Kinley) and Steve (Brenda) Thomas; Evan and Scott (Anna) Childerhose; Vanessa (Jake) Austin; and Edward and Lucy Childerhose. Loving Great Grandmother of MacCabe and Kate Thomas, Alice and Christopher Austin, Maya and Maelyn Childerhose and Kennedy Thomas. Joanne will be fondly remembered by her nephews Gary, Jimmy and John Ludington,
and niece Judith Ludington.

Resting at the Logan Funeral Home where family will receive visitors on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021 between the hours of 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.

Joanne’s Life Celebration Service, officiated by Reverend Monica Moore (St. James United Church), will follow in the Logan Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, November 2nd at 1:00 P.M.

Proof of vaccination will be requested.

Interment Sylvan Acres Cemetery.

The family would like to sincerely thank all the staff at Lakeland LTC. Mom moved into Lakeland LTC in 2015 and received excellent and compassionate care.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Lakeland LTC Programs, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.


Our Condolences are extended to the family at this very sad news. Van and Barb had a very close relationship over many years while working together in the United Church Women group

-Cliff and Barb

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of grief. Hold on to the precious memories of your loved one.❤️

-Christine and Paris

Steven and family, know that my thoughts are with through this tough time. Mark Cameron

-Mark Cameron

So very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, Wendy and siblings. Such a difficult loss. Prayers and condolences...🙏🙏😔💞

-Donna Kowalchuk-Steward

Thinking of you all at this sad time. God bless.

-Sharon and Sandy Heidman

All our love. I know Chris would have been there to welcome her for sure. ❤️

-Tammie and Ward

Marg, Vanessa and the rest of the family.
My condolences on the loss of your family matriarch. She will be missed by many. Wrap yourself in a quilt of memories and be comforted.

-Beverley Hall

Thinking of you during this difficult time. My sincere condolences to you and your family.

-Deborah Randazzo

Sending our Deepest Condolences to all of the Childerhose Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Jay & Julie Thorogood & Family

-Julie Thorogood

To the Childerhose Family. I am saddened to learn of your Mom's passing. She was a special lady. May the many memories that you shared with her help you through this time.
Cindy Profit

-Cindy Profit

To all the Childerhose family:
We were so sorry to hear of your mother's passing She was a loving, caring and compassionate lady and you were all very fortunate to have her as your mentor.
Marcia and Bob Groskorth

-Marcia Groskorth

So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person
Ken and Heather

-Ken Breadner

Dear Randy: Sorry to read that your Mum is no longer with you. My sincere condolences to you & your Family

-Jim Bunsch

To the Childerhose Family,
We wish to extend our condolensences to all of you. I will always remember Mrs. C as a special kind of lady.
Sorry we are not able to attend the service but our thoughts are with all of you at this time.
Jimmy and Sue

-Jim and Susan Badger

We are so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady.
Gail Payne and John Ducklow

-Gail Payne

My condolences to the family on Mrs. Childerhose's family.
I grew up around your family. She will be missed.

-Deb Gregory Magee

To the Childerhose family
Our families have been connected for a very long time.Our condolences to the family. She will be missed.
Pat Orr

-Pat Orr

Dear Marjorie, Randy, Wendy, Steven and Martha,
'Mrs. C.' offered comfort and safety to so many Parry Sound kids. She opened her heart and home, made cookies and sandwiches, provided caring surveillance for parties. She had very broad wings to protect all of them. Her love and thoughtfulness were limitless.
May her memory be a blessing.
Greg and Margaret Sheridan

-Greg and Margaret Sheridan

My sincere condolences to all the family. Joanne was one of the first church women to make me feel welcome when we first moved to Parry Sound. I cherish her memory.

-Suzanne Pausner

Our sincere sympathies and condolences to your family. We can’t take away the empty place that’s been left but we want you all know to hold on to your memories forever they’ll remain.
Lara Dakota Paige Mackenzie ❤️

-Lara Willows

Sincere condolences to the Childerhose family in the loss of a dear mom. Sending warm thoughts and prayers to all.

Linda and Art

-Linda Deshevy

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. She was such a kind & warmly welcoming person. She gave me many of her recipes during her active years with the UCW which I cherish.
Pauline Mason

-Pauline Mason

Marg and family you have lost a wonderful loving mother. Know my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Nancy Mace

-Nancy Mace

Mrs. C left a wonderful legacy in her children and grandchildren. She will be missed by everyone. Our thoughts are with all the family.

-Sandra & Michael Villeneuve

I am saddened by the passing of my dear friend Van. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

-Lena Villeneuve

We are sorry for your loss. Your Mom was such a wonderful lady. She will be greatly missed.

-Theresa and Butch

Dear Marjorie, Randy, Wendy, Steven and Martha,

We are saddened to learn about your Mom. Mac and Van and your family were an important and cherished part of our family history. She was a wonderful person .
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Tony, Lynda and Ellen Gilchrist

-The Gilchrists

We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom.
Please accept our deepest condolences at this sad time.

Bill and Joannie

-Joan Hunt

We are so sorry to hear about your mom.
Thinking of you.

Velma Ferguson
Rick Tilson


My sincere condolences to the Childerhose family. I have fond memories of your mom growing up when visiting my grandparents next door and will always remember her great smile. Thoughts and prayers with you all. Alex & Dorothy MacNaughtan.

-Alex MacNaughtan

Dear Marge and family, we were sorry to hear of your moms passing, she was such a lovely lady and loved by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.❤️ Roxann and Collin.

-Roxann Meldrum

My condolences to the Childerhose family on the loss of your mom. I have very fond memories of her from when our families went to church. She was a big part of the church family and a very special lady.

-Judy Corrigan