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Obituary for Joan Isabel Elliot Simon

Joan Isabel (nee Mothersill) Elliot Simon on November 27th, 2021, in her 89th year, beloved wife of the late George D. Simon and the late Dr. Arthur W. Elliot. Dear mother of Susan Elliot Ballachey and her husband Peter of North Vancouver; David Elliot and his wife Christine Stanzlik-Elliot of Ancaster; Catherine Elliot Cummings and her husband Warren of Brantford. Loving Granny to Heather, Graham, Catherine, Melissa, Kristen, Katie, Caroline, Olivia and Madison. Caring Great-Granny to Asher, Evelyn, Cameron, Owen, Thomas and Logan. Predeceased by her son Robert Elliot, infant daughter, and her loving parents, Dr. and Mrs. George S. Mothersill of Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa. Survived by her brother Dr. John S. Mothersill of Victoria, B.C. Joan was an Ottawa debutante and was presented to Lord and Lady Alexander of Tunis on two occasions. Joan served as a dedicated Executive Director of Big Sisters of Brant County for twenty-six years. She served as Regent of the Viscount Alexander of Tunis Chapter I.O.D.E., on the Board of the Brantford Golf and Country Club, on the Board of Governors of the Brantford General Hospital, the Board of Sheridan Place, and on the Management Committee of the Women's Probus Club of Brant.

Visitation at Toll Funeral Home, 55 Charing Cross Street. Brantford, Ontario. Wednesday December 1st, 5 - 8 pm. Funeral Service at Toll Funeral Home, 55 Charing Cross Street. Brantford, Ontario. Thursday December 2nd, at 10 am. Please visit Mrs. Simon’s service link at to watch a livestream of the service. All Covid -19 restrictions will be enforced and patrons will be required to show proof of vaccination to enter the premises. Internment will take place at Farringdon Burial Ground, Brantford. (In the plot with her late husband, Dr. Arthur Elliot, her infant daughter, and son Robert Elliot) with family members only.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph's Lifecare Foundation, the SPCA or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.