November 17, 2011
Monday, November 21, 2011 4-7pm
Joanne Broadstone, 80 of Urbana, passed away, Thursday, November 17, 2011 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.
She was born November 29, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio and was a 1948 graduate of Urbana Local Schools. In the past, she worked as a teacher’s aide and cook for Urbana City Schools and she was employed as a receptionist for Dr. John K. Pond for over 20 years. Joanne enjoyed cooking, sewing, baking, watching OSU football, the Cincinnati Reds and especially her children and grandchildren’s sporting events and other activities. Joanne will be remembered best for her award winning pecan pies; one year she earn grand champion at the Champaign County Fair and for many years she took 1st place.
Joanne is survived by her son, Ron (Patti) Broadstone of Columbus, her daughters, Joy (Dennis) Spriggs of Urbana, Bonnie Forsythe (Chris Logan) of Urbana and Jo Ellen (Brad) Buxton of Washington, PA; a daughter-in-law, Leslie (Hupp) Broadstone of Urbana; her grandchildren, Scott (Alison) Spriggs, Brett (Maria)Spriggs, Shelley (Adam) Claybaugh, Grant Forsythe, Hunter, Rachel and Abigail Broadstone, great grandchildren, Carston, Camden, Caroline, Carrick, Brayden, Brylee & Braxten Spriggs, several nieces & nephews and a special friend, Esther Manuel of Springfield.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Lew and Golda M. (Cummings) Linton, her husband, William A. Broadstone and her son, Steven W. Broadstone.
Private services will be held at convenience of the family.
A gathering of family and friends to share memories and fellowship will be held on Monday, November 21, 2011 from 4-7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 518 N. Locust St., Urbana.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Barely Used Pets, 370 N. Dugan Rd. Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Services are entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home Urbana.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.