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Joan Carollo

Obituary for Joan Carollo

September 14, 1932 - March 3, 2018
Amherst, Ohio | Age 85

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister In-Law


Joan A. Carollo (nee McIntosh), 85, a 60 year resident of Avon Lake, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 of a lengthy illness. She was born September 14, 1932 to parents Douglas and Lillian (nee Fitzgerald) McIntosh in Lakewood, OH.
Joan was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy in Cleveland. She was a secretary for several Cleveland Bank President's with Central Bank and Society Bank. Joan was a professional dancer that danced in New York City, on the radio and T.V. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Christian Woman's United and the Lorain County Woman's Democratic Organization as the Chair Woman. Joan enjoyed dancing, bingo and was an animal lover of all wild and domestic animals; but most of all, Joan was dedicated to children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her many nieces and nephews.
Joan is survived by her loving husband of 68 years Vincent "Jim" Carollo; children Debbie Waller of Amherst, OH, John Carollo of Avon Lake, OH, Chris Carollo of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Patti Noll (Ken Cormier) of North Glen, CO; sister in-law Celestia McIntosh of N.C.; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her brother Donald McIntosh; parents Douglas and Lillian (nee Fitzgerald) McIntosh.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Alzheimer's Association 37309 Harvest Dr. Avon, OH 44011 and or to the Friendship APL 8303 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria, OH 44035.
Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME 163 AVON-BELDEN RD, AVON LAKE on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 4pm-8pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, March 8, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church 32946 Electric Blvd, Avon Lake at 11am with Father Dan Divis officiating. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Avon. 440-933-3202

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