JoAnn M. Newberry, 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 12, 2018. She was born on June 1, 1926 the only child of John and Ida Bruder. JoAnn graduated in 1944 from Lincoln High School and then married Robert Newberry. JoAnn enjoyed bowling, gardening and fishing. She made the best cheeseburgers in town. JoAnn loved her beer and her motto was "one a day". She was a Pittsburg Steelers fan. Her beloved cat, Patches, was always at her side.
In past years she worked at Lindsey's and at the Canton Repository.
A special thank you to the staff at Allay Memory Care and to the staff and Shelly at Laurels of Massillon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert Sr.; and daughter-in-law Kris.
JoAnn is survived by her children Barbara (Ron) Bollinger and Robert Jr. (friend Dolly) Newberry; grandchildren Karen (Jim) Fosbrink, Heather (Adam) Zuniga, Robert III (Lisa) Newberry and Terri (Tom) Foster; great-grandchildren Heath (Emily), Derrick, Katie, Brent, Gregory, Veronica, Benjamin, Patricia, Alison and Nicholas; great-great grandchildren Hudson and Lewis.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Ohio Living Hospice.
Visitation will be held Wednesday (March 21, 2018) from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the Reed Funeral Home (CANTON CHAPEL) 705 Raff Rd SW.
Graveside services will be held Thursday (March 22, 2018), 11:00AM at Sunset Hill Burial Park (5001 Everhard NW) with Rev. Heath Zuniga officiating.
The family invites you to visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to read the obituary, sign the online guestbook and share fond memories.