June L. (Kessler) Branch, 88, of Canton passed away on Sunday, October 07, 2018. She was born June 21, 1930 in Canton, Ohio to the late Albert and Marie Kessler.
June graduated in 1948 from Timken Vocational High School and worked on the reunion committee for many years.
She retired from Roto Rooter after 50 years as office manager. June was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, was a Eucharistic minister and took communion to nursing homes and to the homebound. She also enjoyed all her other volunteer work at the church.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Branch of 46 years who passed on March 26, 2004.
June is survived by her two sons, Richard D. (Kimberly) Branch of Mason, Ohio and Michael S. (Lauri) Branch of Phoenix, AZ.; grandchildren, Joshua of Westerville, Ohio and Andrew of Glendale, CA, Katie and Emily of Phoenix, AZ.; brother, Dale (Corky) Kessler and wife and my dear "sister" Sharlene of Exton, PA.; special cousins, James and Elizabeth who where her angels here on earth and became her caregivers for many years. Her dear in laws, Paul Branch, Virginia (Jim) Mylius and Marlene Henderhan.
June had many dear and special cousins and friends. She also has numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Teresa Gregg and the staff at the Danbury of Massillon and Cross Roads Hospice for all of there love and support given to June and her family.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel, 705 Raff Rd. SW Canton, Ohio 44710 from 6pm to 8pm and on Friday, October 12, 2018 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 4940 Tuscarawas St. W. Canton, Ohio 44708 from 9am to 10am with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10am with Rev. Fr. G. David Weikart celebrant. Entombment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Joan of Arc Building fund, 4940 Tuscarawas St. W. Canton, Ohio 44708.
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