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“Doug & Sarah, Thinking of you in these difficult times. Our deepest sympathy. Tom, Naomi & Lydia Lewis. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Tom, Naomi & Lydia Lewis - OH

“Douglas, Dale and Dustin Your Mother, my sister has always been a special angel to me and i know how much she loved you all I know how much you...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Debra Woods - Lindale, GA

“Aunt Joann you will be missed by so many, but you suffer no more and now you are having a reunion with your mother and sister. R.I.P, We love you. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Tracy Woods Elkins & Family - GA

“Dear Doug, Douglas, Dale and Dustin, Words can not express how sorry I am for your loss. Joan was one of my most beloved cousins and I will miss...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Terri Gauchat - Middleburg Hts., OH

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5 of 19 | Posted by: Terry Di Leone - Gambrills, MD

“Dear Doug, Douglas, Dale and Dustin, I will miss the fun times I had w/your mother when we had family reunions. I remember we used to laugh so...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Terry Di Leone - Gambrills, MD

“Doug,Douglas,Dale,Dusty I will miss Jo soo much. She was so special to me. I will cherish all of the memories from when we were growing up. Love ...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Darlene Crawford - Interlachen, FL

“Doug, Dale and Dustin, We were so sad to hear about your loss. I have known your mother for a very long time. Your mom was an amazing woman. She...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Tina Baker - Chardon, OH - Friend

“To one of my most trusted friends, you will always be my ray of sunshine, the warm smile in my heart and carrier of all that is good. I will miss...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Laura Zver - Chardon, OH - Friend

“Joann was one of the most gracious, loving, caring and most compassionate mothers I ever dealt with in my relationship as her son's teacher. She...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Albert Hanson - Oro Valley, AZ

“Doug,Douglas,Dale,Dustin and Mrs. Modic, Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time. Joann was always happy and smiling.... Her smile will...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Mark,Peggy,Marcus & Christopher Yagour - OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Modic family. Joann, you are such a very person and will be missed by soo many people. You suffer no more. God...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Rosie Adamic Graff - Wickliffe, OH

“DOUG WAS IN CHARGE OF DELIVERY OF SIGNS THIS ELECTION.. ONE DAY I WAS AT DEM. HEADQUARTERS WHEN DOUG WAS ABOUT TO LOAD THE TRUCK. HE CALLED JOANN...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: ANGIE GRYSHO - NEWBURY, OH

“You are a perfect angel in Heaven without any pain! Your family and friends will miss you! ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Larry Hale and Family - GA

“I was happy to see you at the reunion.You certainly will be missed. I am sure you are in heaven with the rest of them. Uncle John will take care of...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Alice M. Kroyer - Brookpark, OH

“Joann was always close to our family but I especially enjoyed reconnecting with her the past few years at the family reunions. She will be missed. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Ray Adamic - Louisville, KY

“Terribly sorry, I know your heart is hurting. Find comfort and strength in our LORD and SAVIOR. Know that Joann id pain free and and you will be...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Tom Shenker - Albany, GA - Friend

“Doug, we are sadden to hear of your lost. Thoughts & prayers for you & your family. Konrad & Janet Luther ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Janet Luther - Chardon, OH

“Doug & Family, We are very sorry for your loss. Have comfort knowing Joann is at God's side and at peace. Neighbors, Gary & Chris ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Gary Huff & Christine Carver


JOANN M. MODIC (nee: ADAMIC) age 58 of Hambden Twp., a homemaker, died January 31, 2013, at her home. Born August 5, 1954, she lived in Hambden Twp. since 1987. She was a member of the Church of St. Mary, Chardon, where she was active on their bereavement team. For 18 years, prior to marrying Doug, Joann worked in the family business, Safeway Tire Company in Cleveland. She enjoyed scrap booking, the Cleveland Indians and Browns, and Longaberger baskets.Joann loved Drag Racing, NASCAR, NHRA, wine tasting and traveling. She is survived by her husband, Doug Modic, whom she married October 17, 1987, in Chardon; sons Douglas (Sarah) Modic, Dale and Dustin Modic; siblings Kathy McDonnell, Patricia Adamic, Larry and Shelly Mahon, Debora Woods, Tim Mahon, Michelle Hale, AJ (Suzanne) Adamic, Gene (Sheryl) Adamic, Dale (Annmarie) Adamic, Cindy (Jim) Hall, Allan (Andrea) Adamic and Tiffany Adamic. She also leaves her God mother, Alice Kroyer; God daughters, Cayla Rae Sheets and Madelyn Adamic; step fathers Larry Mahon and Tivis Hale; step mother Layle Adamic. She and her closest cousin, Darlene Crawford, were like sisters all through life. Her parents, Alfred Adamic and Patricia (nee: Kroyer) Adamic Mahon Hale, sister Donna Sheets, aunt Rose Adamic and God father, John Kroyer, are deceased.

Joann was like a daughter to Doug's mom, Carol Modic, who devoted her time to Joann's care, She was her biggest supporter and primary caregiver.

Mass of Christian Burial Friday, February 8, 2013, 11:30 am, at the Church of St. Mary, 401 North St., Chardon. VISITATION: Thursday, February 7, 1:00 – 3:00 and 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St. (On Rt. 44, 500' south of Rt. 6/Chardon Square) Chardon. Donations are requested to the Joann Modic Benefit Fund, C/O First National Bank, 540 Water Street, Chardon, OH 44024.

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