Gannon Jacquelyne Rea Spangler Gannon was born in Marion, Ohio, November 13, 1928 and passed away on February 11, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. Jacquelyne was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy. She was preceded in death by her loving husband William P. Gannon, parents Rea C. Spangler and Ruth Mae Spangler Hanna, brother-in-law William J. Hammel and son-in-law Van M Geondeff. She is survived by eight loving children, James P. (Margie) Gannon , Christine R. (Larry) Zimmer, Colleen M. Geondeff , Marian P. (Burche) Melson, William M. (Ellen) Gannon, Patricia L (Rocco) DePassio, Shaun R. (Kelli) Gannon, Kelle A.(Brian) DuPont; a sister Patricia M. Hammel; 23 Grandchildren who she said are the greatest in the world; seven great-grandchildren; and nine nieces and nephews; dear Breakfast Club and Trotter Chase friends. Friends may call Friday from 4-7 p.m. at EGAN-RYAN NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 4661 Kenny Road. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1899 McCoy Road. Fr. Michael B. Watson, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Wesley Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that contributions be made to the Jacquelyne R. Spangler Gannon scholarship fund at St. Joseph Academy, 3470 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland, Ohio 44111. Visit www.egan-ryan.com to offer condolences.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 14, 2013