Joan M. Cherry, age 79, of Toledo, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was born on October 18, 1940 to Raymond and Leona (Janas) Adamski in Toledo. Joan graduated from St. Ursula Academy. She obtained her nursing degree from Mary Manse College. Joan worked as a nurse for over 25 years at St. Vincent’s Hospital before retiring. She loved cats, watching the Hallmark Channel, and doing crafts. Joan also enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gerald Cherry; and her brother, Ronald Adamski. Joan is survived by her son, Michael Cherry; her aunt, Margaret Mohler; her nieces and nephews; and her best friend, Barb Muzzy.
The family will receive guests on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Newcomer – West Sylvania Chapel, 3655 King Rd., Toledo OH 43617 (419-392-9500) with a Scripture Service at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Mass of Celebration will begin Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Most Blessed Sacrament Parish, 2240 Castlewood Dr., Toledo, 43613 with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass in church. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Paws & Whiskers cat sanctuary or a donation to the family to offset funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers.
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