Joanne A. Saul, 85, of Stow, Ohio, formerly of Valencia, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 25, 2016, at the Hospice of Atlanta. Born May 29, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Flornell James White. Joanne had been a bookkeeper and belonged to the Valencia Presbyterian Church and the Valencia Historical Society. She enjoyed her bowling league, card club, knitting and dominoes. Surviving are her best friend and constant companion, Sami, her dog; her three daughters, Connie Utz (Bob) of Mars, Pamela Marshall (Paul), of Kent, Ohio, and Janet Saul (Becky), of Decatur, Ga.; eight grandchildren, Shawn Utz (Tina), Corey Utz (Emily), Brian Utz (Courtney), Julie MacKenzie (Gray), Jackie Marshall, Jessica Boyle (Tom), Jocelyn Marshall and Zoe Saul; 10 great-grandchildren, Laney Utz, Hannah, Jaedon and Malachi Utz, Isaiah and Ethan Utz, Laurel and Bennett MacKenzie and Hadley and Teddy Boyle; two sisters, Margie Edkins, of Maine, and Helen Rodfong, of Bedford. She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Saul Jr., who she married May 1, 1954, and who died July 2, 1990; and by four brothers and one sister.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the McDONALD-AEBERLI FUNERAL HOME INC., 238 Crowe Ave., Mars. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Valencia Presbyterian Church, 80 Sterrett St., Valencia, PA 16059. Friends will also be received from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in West Union Cemetery, Pine Township.
Memorials may be made to Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741-Attention Jonna W. or by phone at 435-644-2001 ext. 4873. A memorial service will also be held for her at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in the Cedar Hall at Stow Glen Retirement Village, 4285 Kent Road, Stow, OH. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com