LEND, Joseph

Posted: November 10th, 2018


JOSEPH “JOE” LEND passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative care unit on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the age of 70.

Joe was born in Neunkirchen, Austria on December 26, 1947. He immigrated to Canada at the age of 8 years old with his father in 1956 and resided in Toronto, ON. Joe moved to Edmonton, AB in 1979. Joe worked for Motorways Transport for 23 years. After they closed, he worked for various transport companies as a long haul driver and an instructor.

Joe self-taught himself to play guitar, this was his passion. He played in a band for 16 years. Whether it was for fun or events; along with his DJ music business that he enjoyed.

Joe will be lovingly remembered by his confidant Susan Cherniwchan, his daughter Tina and son Tony McWilliam; grandchildren Ty, Austin, Adrian McWilliam and Vance Saario; 5 Step siblings, and two 1/2 siblings in Italy.

Joe was pre-deceased by his father Joe Lend Sr., mother Margaret Lavinia, Elizabeth Lend, and Harry Boettcher.

The family would like you all to stop in and pay your respects from 1 – 4 p.m. at 3810 Redwood Rd. S. on Saturday, November 17.

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