In Celebration of

David William Joiner

July 16, 1924 -  October 20, 2017

David William Joiner
July 16, 1924 – October 20, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of David William Joiner announce his passing on October 20, 2017 at the age of 93 years. Beloved husband of 64 years to Rejeanne (Jean) Cayen. Cherished father of Janice, David (Carol Ann) and Sandra (Richard Lott). Much loved Poppa of Cara, Katie, Erin, Lena, Kaitlyn and Hannah. Great Poppa to Ivy. Predeceased by his brothers Albert (Bert) and John. David will also be fondly remembered by numerous family and friends. David served in the navy on the HMCS Winnipeg during WWII and was a member of the Governor General’s Foot Guards following the war. He retired in 1984 after working for 40 years with Energy, Mines and Resources. David enjoyed 35 years of retirement in which time he kept busy travelling, woodworking, gardening, creating stain glass windows for the church, playing bridge and enjoying summers with his family at his cottage at Otter Lake, Quebec. David was a faithful and active member of St. Augustine’s Church since 1956. Family will receive visitors on Friday, October 27 at 9:30 prior to the Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 at St. Augustine’s Church, 1060 Baseline Road, Ottawa. Interment to take place at Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Avenue, at 1 p.m. with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Tributes may be sent via


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susan vaid (parishioner at st. augustine parish)

Entered October 23, 2017 from ottawa

All of us at St. Augustine's will miss your communion antiphon and sunny disposition. Such a vibrant voice.

Alex Brooks-Joiner (Nephew)

Entered October 24, 2017 from Burlington Ontario

A true and kind gentleman. Loved his nature walks when I was young.

Beverley Taggart 

Entered October 24, 2017

SO very sorry to hear about your loss. He will be dearly missed. Fond memories of Dave at Otter Lake

Will dekker (Friend)

Entered October 24, 2017 from ottawa

I am so sorry to hear of David"s passing . I know how close you all are as a Family , and that will be a blessing for all of you. We will all miss him so very much , he was a lovely friend . Jean , I will keep you in my prayers , you have a wonderful family , We will always remember David

Andria Keays (Girlfriend to Glenn Miller. Carol Ann's brother.)

Entered October 24, 2017 from Renfrew, Ontario

So very sorry for your loss. He will be missed.


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