Joan L. Gnagy, 87, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne. Joan was born June 7, 1934, in Angola, Indiana, daughter of the late John (Jack) and Beatrice (Bea) Crain. She was a 1952 graduate of Hamilton High School. Joan married Jerald (Jerry) Gnagy, Sr. on July 25, 1959, in Kendallville, Indiana and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2012. She worked for Moore Business Forms (Now RR Donnelley) for 48 years, she was treasure of the Angola Moore Employees Federal Credit Union for 37 years. Joan enjoyed working with her friends all those years. In her free time, she enjoyed many years of bowling, working in her yard, and meeting friends for lunch.
She is survived by two sisters, Sandra Jean Richardville of Fairland, Oklahoma and Sharon Lou Smith of Leo, Indiana; stepson, Jerald “Jed” H. Gnagy, Jr. of Hamilton, Indiana; stepdaughter, Sandra Bond of Garrett, Indiana; many nieces and nephews (several who are very special); a treasured aunt, Janet Kieffer of Indianapolis, Indiana and cousin, Pat Kieffer of Indianapolis, Indiana. Joan was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerald; grandson, Alexander Heath Gnagy; special niece, Penny Domurat.
Visitation for Joan will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Hamilton United Methodist Church, 7780 South Wayne Street, Hamilton, Indiana with Funeral Services beginning at 12:00 noon at the church with Pastor Mike Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Indiana. Arrangements are in care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 3985 Church Street, Hamilton, Indiana.
The family asks those remembering Joan to make memorial contributions to the Hamilton Fire Department.
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