Joanne Howard, 79, of Hermitage, died at 2:13 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Nugents Convalescent Home after an extended illness.
Joanne was born, Dec. 19, 1937, in Farrell, a daughter of John Weinrich and Julia (Butala) Weinrich.
She graduated from Sharon High School and worked for the former Boycan's Art Supply Store and then cleaned homes with her sister Patricia.
Joanne loved animals, especially her dog, Carly.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Howard Sr., whom she married Nov. 14, 1964, at home; two sons, Kenneth Howard Jr. and his wife, Julie, of New Castle, and Marlon Howard of Hermitage; a grandson, Kenneth Howard III and his wife, Kristen, of Pittsburgh; and a stepgrandchild, Troy Bishop of Maryland.
Joanne was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Patricia Schell; and a brother, John Weinrich.
Joanne, 79, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: None.
Service: None, at Joanne's request.
Burial: America's Cemetery.
Arrangements by JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. Online condolences at www.flynnfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 6, 2017