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Joan C Brewer

Obituary for Joan C Brewer

May 24, 1932 - April 24, 2020
Rocky River, Ohio | Age 87

Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-grandmother


Joan C. Brewer (nee Caughey), 87, of Rocky River, passed away Friday, April 24, 2020. She was born May 24, 1932 in Ellwood City, PA, to John and Jennie (nee McDowell) Caughey.
Joan was a quiet and patient lady, the quintessential wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed sailing and camping with her family, traveling the world and exploring Europe.
Joan enjoyed spending time gardening and using the bounty of the land in preserving and canning. Bird watching was a favorite past time. She also served as a volunteer at the Rocky River Senior Center for many years.

Joan was a faithful member of the previous Faith United Presbyterian Church serving in the Sunday School and Vacation Bible School programs. She shared her talent of music playing the piano and organ, sang in the church choir and participated in the bell choir. Afterwards, she joined the Lakewood Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her sons David (Amy), Douglas (Mary) and James; grandchildren Martha (Scott), Dana (Kevin), Erin, Hanna (Paul), Ethan (Ashley) and Dalton; great grandchildren Connor, Cate, Carter, Chase, Riley, Paul and Estelle.

Preceded in death by her husband John T., her parents, and her siblings Elizabeth Rose and John M. Caughey.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Lakewood Presbyterian Church, 14502 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107.
A Memorial Service will be announced on our website. Private burial at Lakewood Park Cemetery.

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  • Lakewood Presbyterian Church
    14502 Detroit Ave
    Lakewood, OH 44107

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