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Joan Marie (Lala) SEMONS Obituary

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SEMONS, Joan Marie (Lala) age 82, of Springboro, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Hillspring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Joan was born April 9, 1931, in Dayton, the daughter of John and Mary (DiGregorio) Lala. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glen A. Semons; and Sisters Patricia Catherine Lala, Rita Marie Lala Wells, Mary E. Lala Natale and brothers, Vincent Charles Lala, Louis Anthony Lala, and Michael Joseph Lala. She is survived by her sons: Greg (Sheryl) Lala of New Lebanon and Glen Douglas (Holly) Lala of Springboro; 2 grandchildren: Joe and Autumn Lala; brothers: John Lala Jr., Anthony Salvadore Lala and sisters: Josephine Lala Safriet, Ida Mae Lala Scheidweiler, Julia Ann Lala Brodnick; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Joan was a lifelong resident of the Dayton area. She was a retired graphics arts manager and later was the co-founder and office manager for Innovative Creations Joan was an avid opera singer and enjoyed her friends and family. She was a great inspiration to all that knew her she will be missed deeply. Memorial services will be held3 PM Saturday, June 8, 2013 at McColaugh Funeral Home, Inc. 826 N. Detroit St., Xenia with Rev. Donald Payne officiating. Friends may call from 2 PM Saturday until the time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, her family asks in honor of her love for the arts, contributions be made to the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, 126 N. Main St. Ste 210; Dayton 45402. with a Online condolences can be made at www.mccolaughfuneralhome.com. (McColaugh Funeral Home, Inc., 826 N. Detroit St., Xenia is handling the arrangements.)

Published in Dayton Daily News on June 6, 2013
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