NILES, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Joan Dillon, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at Continuing Health Care in Niles.

Joan was born April 9, 1935, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of John and Rose (Reda) Monteneri.

She was a January 1953 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and a graduate of the Joseph Long Beauty School in Warren.

Joan moved to Niles in 1962.

Joan eventually retired after 20 years as the Owner & Operator of her own beauty shop that was located in the lower level of the Park Hotel on N. Park in Warren. She also worked at Carlisle Allen’s and Alberini’s Restaurant after her retirement.

Joan was a member of St. Stephens Church in Niles.

She enjoyed crocheting, watching old movies, cooking, baking and spending time visiting and playing cards with her family and friends.

Joan will be truly missed by her children, Frank (Mary Kay) Dillon of Howland, Daniel Dillon of Niles and Terrance Dillon of Columbus; grandchildren, Danielle (Xavier) Perez and Kristen (Corey Schaeffer, fiancé) Allen; great-grandchildren, Reilly, Paetyn and Eliana and her beloved daily companion, silver lab, Monty.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daniel Dillon, Jr. whom she married January 19, 1958 and passed away July 19, 2002; two sisters, Gloria Godiciu and Phyllis Dunkelman and a brother, Phillip J. Monteneri.

Family and friends may pay their respects to Joan Monday, July 25, 2022, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Church, 129 W. Park Avenue, Niles, OH 44446, where a service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Richard Murphy officiating.

Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Joan’s name to St. Jude, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and/or St. Stephen’s Church, 129 W. Park Avenue, Niles, OH 44446.

Arrangements were entrusted to the professional care of the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio. Family and friends may visit to sign the guestbook and send condolences to the family.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Sunday, July 24, at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on WKBN and 7:58 p.m. on FOX.