Joan Sheard

May 8, 1922February 12, 2018

Joan Sheard, 95, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 in Keller, TX. She proudly served her country in World War II in the Canadian Army. She was a Designer and Pattern Maker in the garment industry in Dallas Texas. Joan is preceded in death by her parents Mary Elizabeth Wilson, and John William Sheard, along with her sister Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Best, brothers John, Denis, and Frank Sheard. She is survived by her daughter Susan Noland and her husband Gregory, grandson Alexander Noland, and her three great grandchildren Avery, Nicolas, and Zoe Noland, her nephew John Best and wife Carolyn, and niece Margaret Best. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 1 pm, at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville. JE Foust and Son Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements for Joan


  • Joan Sheard Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Margaret Best

March 1, 2018

I remember Aunt Joan Sheard when she was back from service in World War II, living in an Ontario apartment with a beautiful white cat. I would have been about 4 yrs old. She always liked animals and so do I. She was a very versatile and courageous person. After her training in textiles,etc. in Toronto, she moved to Dallas to work in the garment industry. She could make her own designs, patterns, and the outfit. She she could do the gamut of sizes, and she knew all the fabrics. I sew myself and I appreciate the many abilities she had. Best of all was her personality: kind, fun, hard working, and loving. What a woman!

February 26, 2018

My Aunt Joan was always a great inspiration and example to me.
I remember her from my early childhood. She and her brother, John, would have my family visit them in the 1940s when I was 10 years old and younger. These visits to Ontario were some of my greatest experiences as a child.
In my adulthood she preceded me to the Dallas, Texas area. After my wife and I arrived, we were so glad to remember that she was here already and enjoyed her warm invitations to visit. Her daughter, Susan, was enjoying skating at the time and we marveled at her talent. Susan helped us keep in touch and brought he to visit.
She will be truly missed.

Nephew, John Best, ThD