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Joan A. Kirby

Obituary for Joan A. Kirby

October 25, 1928 - April 17, 2018
Parma, Ohio | Age 89


Joan A. Kirby (nee Vorwerck), age 89; Joan was born in Saginaw, MI and graduated from Saginaw High School in 1946. Moved to Garfield Heights shortly after and fell in love with the boy next door.

She is the beloved wife of the late Robert Kirby; loving mother of David (Laura); sister-in-law of James Gillespie; cherished aunt to many. She is preceded in death by parents Harry Stanley Vorwerck and Mary Lila Vorwerck (nee Cote) and siblings, Kathryn Roseberry (Waldo), Larry Vorwerck (Margaret) and Zoe Gillespie.
She was an avid gardener with a green thumb and loved taking care of her family. Joan was truly a kind and gentle soul with a very optimistic outlook on life.

She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME. 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA, from 3pm until the time of the service at 6pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Inurnment at All Saints Cemetery at a later date.

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7501 Ridge Road
Parma, OH 44129
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