JoAnn Griffith, age 87, formerly of Vienna, died Wednesday July 15, 2020. She was born February 11, 1933 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of the late Howard and Helen (Cratsley) Griffith.
JoAnn was a 1951 graduate of Vienna High School.
She retired from the Small Insurance Agency, Austintown, Ohio.
JoAnn will always be remembered for her attentiveness to sending both birthday and anniversary cards to her family and the abundance of cookies she baked at Christmas for everyone to take home and enjoy. She enjoyed bowling and played in several leagues over the years. JoAnn also loved spending time with and hearing about her great and great-great nieces and nephews. She loved watching and cheering on her Cleveland Indians.
JoAnn is survived by sister-in-law, Jean Griffith of Westerville, Ohio; nieces and nephews, Barry (Peggy) Griffith of Westerville, Ohio, Craig (Carol) Griffith of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Kelly (Ed) Harries of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Robin (Dan) Blair of Newton Falls, Ohio, and Traci (Tim) Grimm of Warren Ohio; 11 great nieces and nephews; 12 great-great nieces and nephews.
Preceding JoAnn in death by her parents, and her brother, Robert D. Griffith.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at St. William Catholic Church, 5411 Mahoning Avenue, Champion, Ohio with Rev. Michael D. Balash as Celebrant. Those attending the Memorial Mass are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. A private family interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the American Diabetes Association in her memory.
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