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Pfeil Funeral Homes - Monroeville Chapel
109 Monroe St.
Monroeville, OH 44847
Phone: 419.465.2475

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Joanne Elizabeth (Schild) Smith

Joanne Elizabeth (Schild) Smith, 94, of Willard passed away Tuesday morning, January 24,2023, in the Commons of Providence Assisted Living, where she had resided for the last three years.

She was born January 9,1929, in Monroeville.

Joanne had been employed at the former Faulhaber Company in Monroeville for 30 plus years until her retirement.

She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Norwalk. Her hobbies included flowers and working in her flower garden, birdwatching, cooking, and baking. Joanne loved to host and cook for the family holidays. She was always willing to help family, friends, and neighbors.

She is survived by her children, Larry E. Smith of Willard, Sharon J. (Ken) Didion of Westlake, and David V. Smith of Bellevue; daughter-in-law, Cathy Smith of Michigan; one brother, Howard Schild of Norwalk; six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Vernon J. Smith in 2019; one son, Michael Smith; and her parents, Clayton & Laura (Herner) Schild.

Friends may call from 3:00-6:00 PM, Friday, January 27, 2023, in the Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe Street, Monroeville. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 28, 2023, in St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk, Ohio 44857. Pastor Ann Marshall will officiate. Private family committal service will be in St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery, Pontiac.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Norwalk or to the Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

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