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Joan S. Bath

Cincinnati, Ohio

Oct 8, 1940 – Feb 2, 2018 (Age 77)


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Geo. H. Rohde & Son Funeral Home - Cincinnati Obituary

Joan S. Bath (nee Smith), beloved wife of the late Richard K. Bath, M.D. Survived by her loving daughter Jennifer Bath and her 3 grandsons Tristan, Jack, and Ryan all of Portsmouth, England, her sister Mary Lou (Charles) Dollenmayer, and twin sister Elaine (Arthur) Fischer, and brother Chuck...

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I have known Joan and Elaine for over fifty years. You don't know one without the other. My heart goes out to dear Elaine. What I remember most is the three of us laughing. Always laughing. I adored Mr. and Mrs. Smith too. They often included me at meals. And we would all start laughing. Acting silly. Oh my it's hard to believe. My heart and prayers go out to the family. Due to the ice storm I missed the service. I will miss you Joan. May you rest in peace. Love, Kathy

Bill and I hope all of fond memories will help you in the days ahead. Joan was a lovely friend.

My deepest sympathy to the family. She was a great friend and neighbor to my mother Eileen DeSollar for many years.

This is very sad news and I am so very sorry to hear my Summit classmate, Joan Smith, is no longer with us. Joan, Elaine and I had a great friendship, although not in touch recently. I love both of them and send my deepest sympathy to Elaine. I have wonderful memories of when they visited me in Lancaster, OH and especially when our entire class arrived at my house on a bus. Much Love and Sincere Sympathy, Marti Scholl/Las Vegas [email protected]

The Summit Class of 1958 was a very tight group of 24 girls who shared a special moment in our history that bonded us for life. Joan (and Elaine) arrived with a twinkle in their eyes, a joy in their step and were always ready for laughter and fun! I always thought of them as "our twins", and I loved coming to school and seeing them there. In a questioner one year our classmates were asked if they had had a nickname at school, to which Joan wrote, "which one are you?" I did...

My deepest condolences to the Family at this very difficult time. May the comfort of our Loving Creator be with you. Isa. 41:1O,13.

My deepest sympathy.
Mary Lou Walsh
Naples, Florida

My deepest condolences to your family during this most difficult time of coping with the loss of your beloved mother,grandmother,sister, and aunt. There are no words that can ease the pain of losing someone so beloved. May you find comfort and peace in knowing that your loved one is in God's memory,because those who pass on are precious in God's eyes.
Psalms 116:15