Joan K. Burrier
age 60, of Jackson Twp. formerly of Navarre, died unexpectedly Nov. 26, 2010 at University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She was born in Canton Sept. 13, 1950 daughter to the late Anthony and Katherine E. (Ruse) Pierce. Joan worked 14 years for Stark County Schools, currently as Director of Educational Services. Previously, she taught for 18 years in the Fairless Schools. She was a Malone College graduate and earned her Master's Degree from Akron University. Joan was a member of the Chapel in North Canton where she sang in the choir, served on the women's ministry, and enjoyed the sharing and caring ministry. She was also in the Phi Delta Kappa Educational Honorary Society, an American Red Cross volunteer, breast cancer research volunteer, and selected in Who's Who for American Women in 2002-2003.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Martha L. Netzly; and brother, Gene Emerick. Joan leaves behind her beloved husband of 32 years, Randy L. Burrier; a sister, Elaine Pierce of Navarre; a brother, Robert (Shirley) Emerick of Navarre; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010 at Atkinson Feucht Hare Funeral Home in Navarre with Pastors Dan Hanny and Mike McCartney officiating. Visitation is Tuesday Nov. 30, 2010 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Union Lawn Cemetery in Navarre. In addition, a celebration of Joan's life will be held at the Chapel in North Canton Saturday December 4, 2010 at 10 a.m. Personal tributes an online guest registry may be placed at www.atkinsonfeucht.com
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