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Mother of Theresa Kotcherowski Boyer ’71 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on October 27, 2014

Joan Louise Kotcherowski, age 94, of Toledo, passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at The Manor at Perrysburg.

Joan was born on October 18, 1920, in Minster, Ohio to Louis and Mary (Jacob) Naber. Joan was a homemaker who loved visiting family and friends, traveling and playing games. She was first a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and then a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church, where she was actively involved in the funeral choir, Legion of Mary, Altar Rosary Society, St. Vincent DePaul and the St. Louis soup kitchen. She volunteered for other people and organizations like Sunset House as well.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daniel Kotcherowski; sisters, Marcella (Lawrence) Kromenacker, Annarita (Frank) Momenee; brothers, Mel Naber, Ed (Mary Ellen) Naber, and brother-in-law, Eugene Kotcherowski. Joan is survived by her daughters, Mary Kotcherowski, Terry (Dave) Boyer, and Joyce (Joel) Sutton; 4 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild and many other family members.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Blanchard-Strabler Funeral Home, 1163 W. Sylvania Ave., 419-269-1111. A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at 10:30 a.m at St. Pius X Church, with visitation a half hour prior to services. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. The family would like to honor the staff of the Manor who became part of our family by loving Joan as we did. Their kindness will forever be remembered. With that grateful memory we will try to pass on that tenderness to others.

Funeral Home

Blanchard-Strabler Funeral Home
1163 West Sylvania Ave Toledo, OH 43612

Published in Toledo Blade on Oct. 24, 2014

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