Joanne August

AUGUST, Joanne, 80, passed away July 12, 2014.

Born July 5, 1934, in Toronto, OH, Joanne was the daughter of Joseph and Anna August and had lived in Toronto until 2012 when she moved to Mentor, OH.

She retired in 1994 after working for 40 years in the customer service department of Ohio Power Co. in Steubenville, OH.

She was a member of St. Francis Church in Toronto and was a past volunteer with the St. Francis School Market Day program.

Joanne enjoyed being a second mother to her two nieces, reading, bowling, and rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

She will be sadly missed by her sister, Rita Hamley of Painesville; her two nieces, Kara (Jeff) O’Donnell of Cleveland Heights; Kristin (Dustin Grove) Hamley of Chicago; two great- nieces; and two great- nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Toronto, OH, with Fr. Thomas Vennitti officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:30-11 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110.

Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor.

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