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Joan Purves

September 23, 1932 — June 24, 2018

PURVES, Joan A. (nee Ford). Beloved wife of the late Edward Robert Purves. Devoted mother of Dorothy (Craig) McManiman, Cathy (Greg) Hauser, Edward Purves, Jr., and Mary (Gary) Petrosky. Loving grandmother of Sean (Tricia) McManiman, Lauren (Mike) Greene, Nicole (Sebastien) Raymond, Ryan (Liz) Hauser, Stephen Hauser, Michael Purves, Megan Purves, Brian Petrosky, and Eric Petrosky. Great grandmother of five. Dear sister of Nancy (the late James) Schloemer, and Reginald (Cynthia) Ford. Joan passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at the age of 85 years. Visitation will be held at Vorhis & Ryan Funeral Home, 11365 Springfield Pk., Springdale, OH 45246 on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Matthias Catholic Church, 1050 W Kemper Rd., Forest Park, OH 45240 on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Forest Park Women's Club Scholarship Fund, c/o Diana Herbe, P.O. Box 40638, Forest Park, OH 45240 or to American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206 http://www.cancer.org

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, June 29, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Matthias Catholic Church

1050 W Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240

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