NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Good Hope Lutheran Church in North Lima, Ohio, for Joan M. Mayberry, 87, who passed away on Thursday afternoon, April 11 at the Masternick Memorial Health Care Center.
Joan was born March 23, 1932 in Bellsville, Pennsylvania, a daughter of John and Emma Martin Chew.
She came to the Youngstown area as a child and has lived in New Middletown since 1947.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Good Hope Lutheran Church in North Lima and a former deacon at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Petersburg, Ohio.
Joan married Willis A. Mayberry on March 18, 1949 and he passed away February 23, 2001.
She leaves two daughters, Nancy J. (Kevin) Barret of New Middletown, Ohio and Becky L. (Dave) Morain of North Lima, Ohio; one sister, Margie Stanley of New Middletown, Ohio; 15 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Jim Mayberry; two daughters, Judy Wiles and Pat Hoffman; two brothers, John and Harry Chew and one sister, Fay Laverne Buday.
Friends may call on Monday, April 15 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown and at the church on Tuesday, April 16, one hour before the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Material contributions can be made to the Masternick Memorial Fund, 5250 Windsor Way, New Middletown, OH 44442.