Jennifer "Jenny" Doan (nee Herpe)
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Obituary of Jennifer "Jenny" Doan (nee Herpe)


DOAN, Jennifer “Jenny” (née Herpe), of RR2, St. Thomas, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in her 85th year.  Beloved wife for 63 years to Alan “Al” Doan.  Dearly loved mother of Debbie Harwood (Bill) of St. Thomas, Rick Doan (Linda) of RR2, St. Thomas, Kelly Pollard of Jaffa, and Kim Brown (James) of London.  Cherished grandmother of Craig Harwood (Emily), Jamie Usher, Chris Harwood (Sara), Nichole Wismer (Chris), Matthew Burch (Samantha), Brandon Burch, Taylor Burch (Amber), Tanner Pollard (Chelsea), Cory Pollard (Renee), Randy Pollard (Rhonda), Benjamin Brown, Ashley Hartman (Nick), Adam Brown, and Joshua Brown.  She was proud of her great grandchildren, Kinsley, Logan, Drew, Jaylin, Macy, Tatum, Wyatt, Sofia, Karson, Jesse, Brianna, Tyler, Lyndsay, Xavier, and Theodore.  Dear sister-in-law of Nancy Crane and Diana Sorill.  Also fondly remembered by a number of nieces and nephews and their families.  Born in Guernsey, Channel Islands on June 5, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Rita (née Buckett) Herpe.  Jenny enjoyed her weekly card game of Mahjong with friends, as well as gardening, crocheting, and knitting family Christmas stockings.  In keeping with Jenny’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A private family gathering will be held at a later date.  Memorial donations to the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation, London Health Sciences Foundation re: Cardiac Care, Diabetes Canada, or the charity of one’s choice will be gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).

The family would like to thank the following with respect to Jenny’s care the way she wanted:  PCOT team of Dr. Dave Dougherty, Dr. Annie Keeler, and NP Ryan Gamble; CarePartners RPN’s- Angela and Chelsea; VON PSW’s- Natalee, Linda M., Isabella, Dakota, as well as others; VON eshift PSW’s- Christina, Sam, Juan, and Michelle; SW LHIN (CCAC) staff- Laurie Browne, Lynda Cowie, Cassandra Ferguson, and Pamela King; Health Centre Pharmacy- Ryan, Brooke, Dave and staff; Yurek Home Health Care; Central Elgin Volunteer Fire Dept. and Elgin St. Thomas EMS; STEGH- Emerg./ICU, 4th floor, housekeeping, physio, OT, dietary and the medical staff.  Thank you to Brent at the Sifton Funeral Home for his guidance and support at this difficult time.

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for being part of Mom’s peaceful journey!

We all have one amazing Angel looking after us now.