Joann served as a CO2 at the North Bay Detachment, a DAC at Almaguin Highlands and then transferred to the Huntsville Detachment. Joann is survived by her husband retired OPP Inspector Mike Frew (Huntsville Detachment), children Joey and Blake, mother-in-law retired OPP DAC Peggy Frew (Temiskaming Detachment) and brother, retired OPP Inspector James McDonnell (HSD Programs Administrations).