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Joan M. Goohs

Joan M. Goohs (nee Wenrich), age 93, of Clearwater Beach, FL, formerly of Lorain, OH passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Horizon Bay Assisted Living Facility, in Clearwater, FL.
Joan was born on July 8, 1919, in Homestead, PA, and moved to Lorain at the age of three. She graduated from Lorain High School in 1937 and then graduated from the Northern Institute of Cosmetology, in Lorain. Joan also attended Lorain County Community College for Real Estate and Real Estate Law.
She worked at Smith and Gerharts and, during the war, went to work at Thew Shovel Company and The Lorain Shipyards. She and her husband, Walter were stewarts at the Lorain Saxon Club for many years. She also was a Realtor in the Lorain area. Joan was the owner and manager of Joan's Beauty Salon from 1960, until finally retiring in 1995.
Joan was an avid bowler for 41 years at The Saxon Club Lanes, The Slovak Club, and Rebmans Recreation. She was inducted into the Bowlers Hall of Fame as a "Star of Yesteryear" in 1986 and was a member of the Bowlers 600 Club. She golfed in Leagues at The Deer Track Golf Course, where she also served on many committees. Joan was a lifetime member of The Saxon Club, Branch 11, The American Slovak Club, and a member of II Century Council of Community Health Partners' Foundation. She was also a member of the United Steelworkers Golden Agers, as well as a member of the P.E.R.I, and the I.A.V. She was a Democrat precinct committee person for 13 years. Joan enjoyed dancing, traveling, cooking, and baking. She was an avid quilter and an accomplished afghan crocheter, receiving many awards for her work.
Joan is survived by her son, Robert Goohs, grandson, Marc Goohs, granddaughter, Jenee' Peters (David) and great granddaughters, Jillian Peters, Jenee' Peters II, and Jenna Peters all of Clearwater Beach, FL.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Walter in 1976, her parents Michael and Johanna (nee Weber) Wenrich, brothers Bill and Carl Wenrich of Amherst, and her fiancé Leo Sikorsky of 27 years.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 7, from 5-7pm, in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, at 11am. The Rev. Fr. Robert Glepko, Pastor of Nativity of the B.V.M. Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp. To send an online condolence, go to www.dovinfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, condolences in her memory may be made to Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33760.

Cemetery Details

Ridge Hill Memorial Park
44805 North Ridge Road
Amherst Twp., OH,


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My deepest sympathy to your family. I remember my dad,Andy Schuffert,aways talking about Walt and her. Always saw her at the picnic and meetings. What a wonderful lady . She will be missed.Mary Schuffert Schuerger and family

MMARY SCHUFFERT SCHUERGER - June 13, 2013 at 11:34 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Bob, you have my deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother, I recall the the memories of Saturday bowling at the Saxon Club with you and times our parents shared together especially the Saxon Club picinics at Michael Locust Park on Jaeger Rd.. Your parents were wonderful people who looked at the glass half full and enjoyed life. Chuck Hobor

Chuck Hobor - June 08, 2013 at 11:08 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I will always remember her as Grandma Goohs. She was a lovely lady and I will always have fond memories of her from the time I was a teen skating with Marc and all of our travels with her to when I'd see her from time to time when she was still in Ohio and it was always like she just saw you yesterday. My sympathies to all of her family and friends.

Amy Waters - June 08, 2013 at 10:09 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

With our deepest sympathy to your family at your time of loss. We have many fond memories at the Saxon Club picnics. She will be greatly missed. Jean McKitrick Paula Dickason and Family Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kirchner and Family

Paula Dickason - June 07, 2013 at 08:37 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I really didnt.get to see aunt joann alot but when i did.she was pleasant to be around she was a nice woman and she will be missed deeply! My condolences go out to the family.

heather mowery - June 07, 2013 at 03:57 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

sorry for your loss, we the Burnett family @ 638 W. 24th street will always be greatfuly to your family because our family still own the home your parent sold to us in 1972. I use to come over to Joan's home and help take care of her father before he past. We send our heartfelt condolence to the family. Jannie Burnett and family

Michelle Burnett - June 06, 2013 at 11:25 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A woman with a heart of gold who shared her love with so many. My grandmother taught me so much about life. She gave the greatest gift of all, her time. I have so many memories as a child baking, picking strawberries and making strawberry jam, sleepovers, catching lightning bugs, ice cream sundaes, etc. I am so blessed to have the relationship we had. She loved my husband and our children so much. We had grandma live with us in Florida for 6 months where she babysat, played cards and board games with our children and shared her secrets to life. I was fortunate enough to be with her holding her hand 2 hours before her passing. She truly was at peace. She told me she has no regrets. Her legacy lives in our hearts and she will be missed. Jenee' Peters and family

Jenee'' Peters - June 05, 2013 at 02:43 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My sympathies to the family of Joan. I had many nice conversations with her through the years. She will be deeply missed by her family and her Saxon family.

Monica Gilles - June 05, 2013 at 01:57 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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