Monday, February 20, 2017

Joan Crissinger (February 7, 2017)

Joan Crissinger, age 69 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:35 PM Tuesday February 7, 2017 at Brookdale Clare Bridge Greenville, Ohio. Joan was born December 20, 1947 in Darke County, Ohio and the daughter of the late Robert and Pearl (Sullenbarger) Mowery.

She retired in 2009 from Fram Corporation of Greenville and was a longtime loyal employee. After her retirement from Fram, she worked at Tri-Village School as a Sub in the Cafeteria. She enjoyed her monthly Fram Retirees functions and was a member of the Darke County Humane Society Exercise group of Greenville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Ted Mower.

Joan is survived by her husband Richard E. Crissinger of Greenville. They were married July 19, 1969. Also her children Holly Jo (Tim) Long of Englewood, Ohio and Lance A. (Tish) Crissinger of Burlington, NC; grandchildren Danielle, Kiersten and Zachary Crissinger and Noah Long; great grandchildren Reegan and Mason Shoffstall and Annalisa Johnson; sister Marilyn June Miller of Greenville; brothers Tom (Shirley) Mowery and Mike Mowery all of Greenville; sister in law Barbara Mowery of Greenville; Dorothy Fullerton of Greenville who was like her second mother; best friend Janet Sargent of Dallas, Texas; two very loyal friends and co-workers Nancy Moody and Debbie Hammontree as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday February 11, 2017 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Gary Oser officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery Ft. Jefferson, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Darke County Humane Society.

The Crissinger Family would like to pay a Special Thank-you to the Reid Hospital Geopsychiatic Unit, Brookdale Clare Bridge and Brookdale Hospice for all their wonderful care.

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