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Celebration of Life

Swanton American Legion Hall
Friday May 20th, 2022
11:00am - 1:15pm

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Graveside Service

East Swanton Cemetery
Friday May 20th, 2022

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Joanne Elizabeth Galusha

Joanne Elizabeth Galusha, age 84, of Swanton, Ohio, peacefully passed away Wednesday morning, May 4, 2022 at Otterbein of Monclova. She was born November 12, 1937 in Waterloo, New York to Harold and Laura (Reidy) Trickler. Joanne was married to Larry E. Galusha for 64 years before he passed away on November 14, 2021.

Joanne enjoyed crocheting and there was always a jigsaw puzzle to be solved in her home.  Most of all she loved taking care of her family.

Joanne is survived by her children, Bennie Galusha, Phillip (Jill) Galusha and Joyce Vermilyea; sisters, Sandra Miller, Harriet (Hank) Wilson and Julie Smith; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Besides her beloved husband, Joanne was preceded in death by her parents and daughter Laura Jean Galusha in 1997. Also preceding her were her sisters, Barbara Soler, Janice DeJohn and Gladys Range; brothers, Sonny Trickler, Herbie Trickler and Dale Trickler.

A Celebration of Life for Joanne will be held on Friday, My 20th, 2022 at the Swanton American Legion at 11:00 am. A Graveside Service will follow at East Swanton Cemetery at 1:30 pm for both Larry and Joanne Galusha.

Memorial Contributions may be made to The American Diabetes Association.

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I love you so very much Aunt JoAnn give my mommy a kiss for me 🙏🏽😢❤️

Sonja May 18 2022 12:04 PM

Joanne was a lovely lady. She sure loved her puzzles. We will miss her. Ron & Roseann Taylor

Taylors May 18 2022 8:38 AM

Joyce & family, Sun Ok and I, send our Condolences during this very sad, past six months for you all. Joyce, God Bless you, your Mother and Father and your family.

Edgar R. & Sun Ok Ferguson May 17 2022 10:30 AM

Bennie, Phillip and Joyce I’m So Sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a special person I’m glad I was able to call her my Aunt. I will always have the great memories of when you guys came to NY or we came to Ohio. RIP Aunt Joanne ❤️!

Kevin Trickler May 17 2022 9:19 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joanne Galusha

Gale Hoffman May 15 2022 5:55 PM

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Deanna Smith May 6 2022 10:40 PM

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Deanna Smith May 6 2022 10:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joanne Galusha

Joel Babcock May 6 2022 9:10 PM

So sorry to hear this, your mom was a good lady ! Love to you all.

Sally Whitcomb Robinett May 6 2022 7:34 PM