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Joan W. Tucker

August 27, 1932 — December 18, 2019

Joan W. Tucker, 87

Joan W. Tucker, 87, passed away from cancer at her home surrounded by her family on Dec.18, 2019. She was born on August 27, 1932 in Homeworth, Ohio, a daughter of the late Mark and Edith Baker.

Joan retired from General Motors fabrication plant in Lordstown in 1997 after 26 years. She also taught the pre-retirement program at GM for many years and she was the secretary for UAW local 1714 for 15 years. She tutored reading to the fifth and sixth graders for ten years at Western Reserve School.

Joan was an avid reader, loved to crochet, cross-stitch, and embroider, leaving many family treasures including afghans, pictures and tablecloths. She sang in the Ravenna Community Choir for over 20 years and enjoyed traveling and visiting casinos. In the summer she could be found watching birds from her sunroom.

Joan was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Frank Tucker, on May 18, 2019; her parents; two brothers and two sisters. Survivors include her daughters Cathy Finch of Ravenna, Martha (Buster) Rogowsky, of Salem, Ruth Ward of Montana, Sharon (John) Schandel of Upper Peninsula of MI; a son Bruce (Teresa) Cooper of Salem; 14 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She also is survived by a brother, Roger Baker of Salem and a sister Jean Reynolds of Springfield, VA.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 at Lane Funeral Home, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel from 2:00-4:00.p.m.

The family requests material tributes take the form of contributions to Harbor Light Hospice, 4531 Belmont Ave. Unit 9, Youngstown, OH 44505.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joan W. Tucker, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, January 4, 2020

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65 North Broad Street, Canfield, OH 44406

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