OATES, Jan - Peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Jo-Ann Mary (Jan) Oates, nee Fenner, of London in her 82nd year. Beloved mother of Stephen Kovacs. Loving grandmother to Charlotte. Predeceased by husband John Oates (1999) and brother Robert Fenner.
Jan was a much-loved kindergarten teacher for over 35 years, most of that time at Stoneybrook and Lord Elgin Public Schools. Upon retirement, she volunteered at University Hospital ICU where she will be remembered for her dedication and her caring ways. She also enjoyed gardening and decorating her home.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of her Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society or the London Health Sciences Foundation would be appreciated.
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