Joan Scapillato

Celebration of Life to be announced at a later date

Obituary of Joan Scapillato

SCAPILLATO - Joan Elizabeth (née Kelso) of Northland Pointe, Port Colborne, passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018 in her 87th year. Loving wife of Louis Scapillato for 69 years, dear mother of Michael (Carole), Catherine (Brian) Smyth, Tim (Marian), Tom and Chris (Jeanine), grandmother of Tara (Paul), the late Matthew, Peter (Gail), Sadie (Jesse), Nick (Michael), Lauren (Grégoire), Jade (Greg) and Louis, great grandmother of Kennede, Elora, Cadence, James, Olivia, Adelyn, Joel and Isla. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her parents Logie and Ethel Kelso, her brother Craig Kelso and her sister Nancy Leon.  At the age of 51, Joan had returned to Brock University to receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy.  She worked as a freelance writer for the Welland Tribune for 14 years and wrote many articles which were published into two books.  Joan and Louis enjoyed their vacations spent together in Arizona. She will be sadly missed by the remaining members of “THE CLUB” which had met on a regular basis for 50 years. Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to Northland Pointe Auxiliary or the Alzheimer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the DAVIDSON FUNERAL HOME 135 Clarence Street, Port Colborne. Online guest register and condolences are available at

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