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GIRARD Joan L. Strain, 69, passed away Aug. 30, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Joan was born Nov. 23, 1943, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late John and Helen Berry Flowers.
Joan, along side her husband, George Strain, owned and operated their family business of 20 years, Liberty Towing and Garage and later worked for Smoker Friendly. Joan was a 1961 graduate of Poland High School.
Joan enjoyed casino trips with her husband, spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren. Joan was the perfect wife, mother and grandmother.
Joan is survived by her husband, George I. Strain, whom she married March 6, 1962; daughters, Wendy (Jeff) Hughes and Holly (David) Hunkus, both of Liberty Township and Heather (Phil) Walters of Girard; and grandchildren, Tealle Hunkus, Daniel and Michael Delliquadri, Alexandria Dean, David Hunkus, Morgan and Taylor Walters, Nicole Hughes and Bailey Walters.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ronald Flowers.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 11 a.m. at the Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send condolences the Strain family.