SPARLING, Joan Rosemary (nee Streeter) -Passed away peacefully to her Lord in the presence of her family, on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at the age of 75. Joan is the loving wife and best friend of Lloyd Sparling for over 55 wonderful years. Cherished Mum of the late Lorna Zizian (1999) (John), Joanne Sparling (Sam), Bonnie Sparling (Don), Lloyd Sparling (Stacey) & Brenda Staats (Harry). Special Grandma "Nannie" of Pam (Mike), Jennifer (John), Jon (Susan) & Sarah Zizian, Marina McLachlan (Jesus), Joe Cirasuolo (Jen), Anita Keast, Joan Sparling Jr. (Mike), Randy & Brittany Sparling & Harry & Brandon Staats. Great-grandmother of Brianna, Izabella, Elizabeth & Sarina. She is survived by her dear sister Betty Penfold and predeceased by her brothers George, Arthur & Fred Streeter, as well as her parents. Joan was a devoted and long standing member of the Niagara International Worship Centre. She is now at peace with the Lord. Friends are invited to call at the Patterson Funeral Home, 6062 Main St., for visiting on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service to celebrate Joan's life will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2004 at 10 a.m. at the Niagara International Worship Centre, 6846 Frederica St., followed by interment in Fairview Cemetery.