Joanne Eileen Albert

January 04, 1927 ‒ February 03, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Joanne E. Albert, age 80, of Mount Vernon died Saturday February 3, 2007 at the Country Club Retirement Center in Mount Vernon. Joanne was born January 4, 1927 in Tiffin to Hiram and Doris Moberly and had been a resident of the Knox County area since 1963. She retired in 1990 from Ashland College and for the past 15 years had served as a foster grandparent at the Mount Vernon Developmental Center.

Joanne was a member of the Pythian Sisters in Fredericktown, Ann Hill Chapter Order of Eastern Star in Fredericktown and the Ladies of the Moose in Mount Vernon. Her interests included gardening, bingo, reading, watching her soaps and ice skating on television and bird watching but her passion in life was her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Surviving are her daughters Diane S. (Randy Bradford) Zolman of Howard, Carla Jo (Bob) Bauserman and Brenda (Dave) Barkschat both of Fredericktown; her six grandchildren Mark Zolman, Chip (Amanda) Zolman, David A. Priest Jr., Christopher Snow, Jenny (Rob) Armstrong and Rebecca Barkschat; five great grandchildren and her brother Richard Dryfuse of Tiffin. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Carl F. Albert in 1967 and her brother Robert Dryfuse.

Friends may call Tuesday from 4PM – 6PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 11AM in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Pastor William Fulda officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to: First Church of God, 10 Pine St., Mt. Vernon, OH 43050 –or Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mt. Vernon, OH 43050 –or American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Research, 5555 Frontz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017.

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