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JoAnn (Ackers) Lape

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JoAnn (Ackers) Lape Obituary
JoAnn (Ackers) Lape

LANCASTER - JoAnn (Ackers) Lape, 79, of Lancaster, passed away at her home on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, after a lengthy and brave battle with cancer. JoAnn was born December 11, 1938, in Lancaster to the late Floyd and Marcella Ackers. She was a 1957 graduate of Lancaster High School.

JoAnn is survived by her husband, Donald Lape; three beautiful children, Lisa (Jim) Rieflin, Todd Lape, and Tracy (Mike) Oppenheimer; grandchildren, Elliot Rieflin, Emily Rieflin, and Bailey Lape; brother-in-law, W. David (Marcella) Lape; sister-in-law, Lois "Susie" Ackers; and several nieces and nephews.

JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Richard Ackers and David Ackers.

Friends and family may visit from 2:00 to 5:00 pm Sunday at the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home, 405 N. Columbus St, Lancaster, Ohio 43130. Caring Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be observed and burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Lancaster.

A special thank you to FairHoPe Hospice and Nurse Tammy for the loving care they provided JoAnn.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of JoAnn to FairHoPe Hospice, Maywood Mission, or The Salvation Army. Online condolences can be made at
Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Dec. 7, 2018
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