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Joan Jean Cherry

February 7, 1932 — February 17, 2024

(AKRON)

Joan J. Cherry, age 92, entered into rest February 17, 2024 at Absolut Care in Gasport. She was born February 7, 1932 in Royalton to the late Charles and Esther (Brewer) Criswell.

After graduating from Akron Central Schools, she was a beautician and owned her own salon in Akron, and later ran Criswell Insurance Co. with her husband. In her free time, Joan enjoyed painting, gardening and sewing. In earlier years, she was a very active member of the East Shelby Community Bible Church. In addition to her parents, Joan was predeceased by her husband Richard Cherry, brother Charles Criswell and niece Sue Ann Criswell.

Joan is survived by her sisters-in-law: Doris Criswell and Irene Cherry, niece Karen (Thomas) Hopkins, nephew Brian (Jackie) Criswell, great nieces and nephews: Stacey (Matt) Johnston, Becky (TJ) Rudz, Katie (Logan) LaFave, Andy (Mary) Criswell, Aaron Criswell (Kayla) and Tyler Criswell (Danielle), great-great nieces and nephews: Ainsley, Jayson and Emmett as well as many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Joan’s family will receive friends at the East Shelby Community Bible Church, 5278 E. Shelby Rd-Medina, on Saturday March 2nd from 10-11am where her Memorial Service will follow at 11am. Interment will be in Huskey Cemetery with her husband.

Memorial contributions in Joan’s name, may be made to the Wolcottsville Fire Co., 6337 Wolcottsville Rd., Akron, NY, 14001 or to the church. Joan’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Sherrie Bream Funeral Home of Gasport. To share a special memory of Joan, please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com

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Saturday, March 2, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

East Shelby Community Bible Church

5278 East Shelby Road, Medina, NY 14103

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 2, 2024

11:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

East Shelby Community Bible Church

5278 East Shelby Road, Medina, NY 14103

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