Joan E. Markey, 83

Joan E. Markey, 83, of Rochester, formerly of Patterson Township passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the Rochester Manor following a lengthy illness.

Born January 25, 1937 in Massillon, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Edna (Schmidt) Young. She was married to the late James Ewing Markey who died January 24, 2012.

Joan was a member of the First Reformed Presbyterian Church in Patterson Twp. She was also a member of the Christian Women’s Club of Beaver Valley.

Survivors include a son, Bruce (Lori) Markey of Hudson Florida; daughter, Nancy (Joseph) Zurynski of Wampum and five grandchildren; Tess (Markey) Jones, Joe Zurynski
Tom Markey, Jacob Zurynski and Jayne Zurynski.

In addition to her parents and husband, Joan was also preceded in death by a sister Janet Thompson and twin-brother John Young.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic there will be no services. Please be with us in prayer. Private interment was held at Sylvania Hills Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.

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