Peacefully at Parkwood Institute, London with her loving family by her side on Saturday, January 23, 2021 of London, formerly of Temiscaming, Quebec, at the age of 73. Beloved wife of Frank Sapala for over 51 years. Cherished mother of Tania and Rick MacQueen of Appin, and Krysia and Eric Phillips of Stratford. Proud grandma of Aidan and Mikey, Kyle and Alyssa, James and Mallory, and Nate. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Merlene and Ray St-Onge of North Bay, Dawn and Ray Hammond of Georgetown, Marcelle Eaglesham of Montreal, and Ted and Josie Sapala of London. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Jo will be missed by her extended work family at Sharp Bus Lines; Rob, Jessica and the gang.
Special thank you to Dr. Cathy Faulds and her Palliative Care Team at Parkwood Hospital, where mom received the most compassionate care by any group of people possible. Nurses Linda, Jordana, Sarah, Virgie, Vicki and Amanda.
Keeping with Jo’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date, when family and friends can gather together to share in love and stories.
Donations to Anova in London, Mission Services of London or the Humane Society London & Middlesex would be appreciated by the family.