Joan M. Williams McDermitt
Age 81, of Canton, passed away Aug. 9, 2014. She was born Oct. 17, 1932, in Chelsea, Mich., daughter to the late Stephen and Viola Slane. She had been the assistant manager of the fine jewelry departments at both Kaufman's and Dillard's and received multiple associate of the month awards. She was a long time supporter of the ASPCA as well as the Humane Society. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Kurt Williams; and sister, Beverly.
Survivors include her two children, Brad (Pam) Williams of Canton, Tom (Dawnette) Williams of Canton; grandchildren: Beau, Brock and Britt; one great-granddaughter, Kaleigh; three sisters: Joyce, Jackie and Sharon; and long time companion, Dan R. Rodemeyer.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. There will be no service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses.
Reed Funeral Home
705 Raff Road SW Canton, OH 44710
Published in The Repository on Aug. 12, 2014