Joan Marie Doncaster, 76, of Springhill, NS, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Born in Springhill, she was a daughter of the late George and Muriel (Pettigrew) Doncaster. Joan loved to read, especially poetry which she enjoyed reciting. A religious lady, she would listen to hymns and often sing along. She appreciated the beauty of God's nature, watching the flowers grow. Joan loved a McDonald's cheeseburger and looked forward to a chocolate sundae when her family came to visit. She will be sadly missed by her children, Brian Terris, Perry (Carolyn) Terris, both of Springhill; Susan Rayworth, Springhill and Lisa Bryan, Chignecto; grandchildren, Melissa, Ashley, Janey, Sarah, Jordan, Rachel, Dallas and Isaac; great grandchildren, Matts, Nathan, Jayce, Chase, Emmerson and Eli; siblings, Nancy (Larry) Trenholm, Windsor, NS, Keith Doncaster, Edmonton, AB and Paul (Cathy) Canning, Springhill, NS; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by granddaughter Kyrsten Livingston, son in law Robert Rayworth and sister in law Gaylene Doncaster. Arrangements are under the care and direction of A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361) where visiting hours will be held on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 1 pm until 2 pm, followed immediately at 2 pm by her Funeral Service, Life Celebrant Scott Balser officiating. Joan will be laid to rest with her parents in the Leamington Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to donate in Joan's memory may do so to the charity of your choice. Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Joan's online memorial at www.brownsfuneralhome.com or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.