Monday, September 24th, 2012
Joy Ann McLear
Joy Ann Rose McLear, 59, Greenville, died Sept. 19, 2012, at her home.
She was born March 20, 1953, in Coldwater, to Raphael and Mary Helen Waterbusch Rose. Her mother survives in New Bremen.
Also surviving are siblings Ronald Rose, New Bremen, Charlene (Mark) Piening, Minster, Robert Rose, Botkins, James Rose, New Bremen, and Michael Rose, New Bremen; and a brother-in-law, Jeff Sommer, Minster.
Also deceased are siblings Donald Rose, Nicholas Rose and Maricarol Sommer.
She graduated from New Bremen High School in 1971 and from the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, Dayton, in 1974. She worked 30 years as a nurse with the Richmond State Hospital. She was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church, Greenville,
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen, the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. Burial will follow in St. Sebastian Cemetery, St. Sebastian.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Gliberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and 9:30 until time of services Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may be given to the Pioneer Nature Center, Greenville.
Condolences may be left at gilberg-hartwigfh.com.