Joan Summers

Obituary of Joan M Summers

Conneaut- Joan M. Summers, 87, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021 at the Villa at the Lake with David and Linda at her side. She was born on July 18, 1933 in Iron Belt, Wisconsin the daughter of John G. and Ina (Herlevi) Makynen. Joan graduated from Kingsville High School Class of 1951 and would marry the love of her life, Victor J. Summers on December 14, 1951. She served several terms as the Clerk of Sheffield Township. Joan was a lifelong member of the Gageville United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school and Bible School. Joan also belonged to the church Women’s Society, where she served as an officer in many positions. In addition, she was a past member of the Sheffield Grange. In their younger years, her and Victor enjoyed square dancing and later in life enjoyed wintering in Florida. Joan also loved flowers and gardening. She loved spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Joan is survived by her beloved husband of 69 years, Victor J. Summers; children, Linda (Mike) McCroskey, David (Judy) Summers and Matthew (Robin) Summers; grandchildren, Jeff (Melissa) Colucci, Lisa (Alvin) McCroskey, Erin (Andy) Hays, Matthew “Tae” Summers; great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Lexie, Madison, Lilly, Lenox, Jonas and Nate; and her sister-in-law, Dorothy Makynen. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Diane Stern; and her brothers, John and James Makynen. Calling hours will be held, Friday, January 15, 2021 from 1PM-2PM at the Thompson-Smith-Nesbitt Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut, where funeral services will follow at 2PM, with Pastors Terry Simpson and Sean O’Neil, officiating. Burial will follow at Gageville Cemetery. Services will be live streamed at https://youtu.be/_x_u4n8ZB1M in addition to the Thompson-Smith-Nesbitt Funeral Home Facebook page. Memorials in her memory may be given to the Gageville United Methodist Church. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com
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Friday
15
January

Visitation atFuneral Home

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, January 15, 2021
Thompson Smith Nesbitt Funeral Home & Cremation Services
345 Main St.
Conneaut, Ohio, United States
Friday
15
January

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Friday, January 15, 2021
Thompson Smith Nesbitt Funeral Home & Cremation Services
345 Main St.
Conneaut, Ohio, United States
Friday
15
January

Final Resting Place

3:00 pm
Friday, January 15, 2021
Gageville Cemetery
3303 Plymouth-Gageville Road
Sheffield Twp., Ohio, United States
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