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Joan Muennich

August 31, 1938 — March 1, 2020

Joan (Moore) Muennich, born August 31, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio to Martin and Helen Moore.

Loving wife of Roy Muennich, whom she married in June 1957.

Dear sister of Patricia (Ed) Beckman, Peggy Moore, Ginny (Ron) Fath and Bob (Ginny) Moore.

Beloved mother of Betsy Muennich (Nick Kennedy), Jenny (Mike) DelRe, Joseph Muennich (Julie Anderson), Pam (Greg) Jordan, and Edward Muennich ( Kerri Sands).

Loving grandmother of Kenny (Jordan) Jordan, Eric (Caely) Jordan, Sarah Jordan, Thomas Kennedy, Meghan and Nicholas DelRe, Pasha, Jack and William Muennich.  Great Grandmother to Kade.  She is a loving aunt of many nieces and nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law.

Joan was a devout member of St. Philips Catholic church, a girl scout leader, soccer coach, school librarian at South Lebanon elementary.  She was a big reader, loved camping, had amazing gardens including her fairy gardens. She loved entertaining and having pool parties.  She loved quilting, making gifts and made amazing Christmas stockings for all her grandchildren.

She died peacefully at home and was surrounded by family.

We will miss her so.

If you feel compelled, please send flowers to Shorten-Ryan funeral home in Mason Ohio or donate a hard-back children’s book to South Lebanon elementary school, South Lebanon Ohio, in her name.

Moms motto:  Life is Good!

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, March 5, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shorten and Ryan Funeral Home-Mason

400 Reading Rd, Mason, OH 45040

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Funeral Mass

Friday, March 6, 2020

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church

944 US-22, Morrow, OH 45152

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