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Joan Coleman Blank

1936 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Joan Coleman Blank Obituary
Blank Joan Coleman Blank, age 77, of Upper Arlington, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, March 12, 2014. She was born September 16, 1936 in Cincinnati, OH, the only child to the late Thomas and Mary Coleman. Joan was a 1954 graduate of Ursuline Academy in Cincinnati and Rosary College in River Forest, IL. Joan was employed as an editor at OSU and worked at the Upper Arlington Library; she later volunteered at Riverside Hospital. Joan loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Agatha Church and the Christ Child Society. She loved to read, garden, and play cards with her many friends. She and Noel loved to play tennis and she was a member of the Swim & Raquet Tennis Club for years. In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by her husband Noel Blank. Joan will be missed by her loving children, Cara (Michael Hughes) Blank, Boston, MA, Mary (Tom) Barnum, Columbus, Bill (Kathryn) Blank, Charlotte, NC, and Dan (Elizabeth) Blank, Columbus; and grandchildren, Jamie (Steve) Roderer, Matt and Zach Barnum, Maggie, Ben, Will, and Sam Blank, and Nick, Joey, and Emmy Blank. Family will receive friends Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. at SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Rd., Columbus, OH. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2014 at St. Agatha Catholic Church, 1860 Northam Rd., Columbus, Fr. Daniel L. Ochs, Celebrant. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joan's memory to Kobacker House, c/o Ohio Health Foundation, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215 or the Mid-Ohio Foodbank, 3960 Brookham Dr., Grove City, OH 43213. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share memories or condolences.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 14, 2014
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