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Joan D. Ferrel

July 7, 1933 — March 3, 2023

Joan D. Ferrel, age 89, passed away on March 3, 2023.

She was born on July 7, 1933, in Buffalo, NY to Daniel and Dorothea (Dickey) Lewis.

Joan was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Ferrel of 65 years; her parents Daniel and Dorothea Lewis; sister, Jeanette Mariano.

She was a graduate of Riverside High School and was employed as a bookkeeper.

She was a member of North Industry United Methodist Church.

Joan enjoyed playing Euchre and being part of a card club, she also loved her dogs.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Dana Thomas and Dorothea Calabrese; and many nieces and nephews.  A memorial service will be held Saturday March 11 at 2:30 p.m. and friends may call one hour prior at 1:30 p.m. at Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral home.

Arrangements are entrusted to Kreighbaum Sanders Funeral Home 4041 Cleveland Ave S. Canton, OH 44707. Friends and family may share condolences and memories online at

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

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