Joan Frances Brkovich

February 2nd, 2021

It is with sadness that the family of Joan Frances Brkovich announces her passing on Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021 at the age of 78 years.

Joan will be forever remembered and survived by her daughters Deanna Brkovich and Bonnie (Cody Plowe) Brkovich and her brother Grant McConechy of Kamloops, BC and her grandchildren Blaine Plowe, Kate Reed, and Chloe Reed. Joan was predeceased by her parents Margaret and Archie McConechy and brother Wayne McConechy. She will be remembered by her ex-husband Peter Brkovich, nieces, nephews, and extended family and dear friends.

Born in Winnipeg on Feb 5, 1942, Joan lived in Manitoba and Saskatchewan during her childhood before settling in Kamloops. She was philanthropic in nature and donated her time generously as a volunteer to many causes.

She became one of Jehovah’s Witnesses later in life. There will be an online memorial service on Saturday Feb 13 at 2:30pm. For login information, please email jfbjwmemorial@gmail.com, or call Alternatives at 250-554-2324.

Donations in memory of Joan may be made to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation or the BC SPCA.

There will be a celebration of Joan’s life planned for a later date.

Messages:

MY SINCERE CONDOLANCES TO THE BRKOVICH FAMILY . I AM SADDENED BY YOUR LOSS. MY THOUGHTS & PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL AT THIS TIME. LOVE & HUGS FRIEND LILLIAN REED

My sincere condolences to Joan's family. May all the loving memories of your mom & grandma sustain you through the years. I knew Joan since high school (KHS) and then later (during the years we went to the Moose Hall dances 15 years ago). We had such wonderful times enjoying the music and laughing a lot. I also loved it when Joan hosted a dinner at her lovely Pleasant Street home inviting family and friends. She was a lovely hostess. I recently found a few photos of her mom & grandson taken after dinner, good memories. Fondly in my heart, may she rest in eternal peace and love.

Deanna my heart is breaking for you and the family right now. I can still see a smile on Joans face and hear her laugh when I think of her as I was lucky enough to know her since birth

We would like to express our deepest sympathy to the family of Joan. We know you have lots of wonderful memories of her. Loosing one’s mother is truly heartbreaking. It will get easier with time. Treasure those good memories Ruth and Rick

We are so sorry to hear of Joan's passing. She was such an integral part of the dance community when Bonnie and I were growing up. Our thoughts and love are with the family. Janet McCloy (Downie)

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