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Joan Meese

87, of New Philadelphia, passed away January 12, 2019 in Hennis Care Center at Dover. Born in Brightwood on November 16, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Eli and Mary Emma (Coventry) Meese. Joan was a 1949 graduate of Midvale High School. She worked for numerous years with the former Warner and Swasey, ultimately retiring from Gradall in 1997 with their traffic department. Joan was active with the Midvale United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Midvale Women's Club, the Gradall Old Timers, and also the Warner & Swasey Athletic Association.

Joan's family includes her nieces and nephews, Richard Meese, Dale (Vicki) Meese, Paul (Ruth) Meese, Darryl (Debbie) Polos, Pat Polos, Dave (Ruth) Meese and Dan (Bonnie) Meese. In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in passing by her siblings, Harold Meese, Hugh John Meese, and Mary Janice Polos; and her nephew, Dwite Polos.

Visitation will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. A service celebrating Joan's life will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia. A meal will be held in the Geib Family Center following the committal service. Memorial contributions in Joan's memory may be directed to either the or the . Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Joan by visiting the funeral home's website at www.GeibCares.com.
Published in The Times Reporter on Jan. 14, 2019
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