January 31 1939 February 9 2020
Obituary Ridgeley, WV- Joann Loretta Ganoe, 80, of Ridgeley, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her family. Born January 31, 1939 in Oldtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Elroy A. Porter and Josephine (Wolfe) Porter. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Richard Ganoe; two grandsons, Caden and Christian Ganoe; a sister, Patricia Watson; and, a brother, Ray Porter. Mrs. Ganoe was a graduate of Fort Hill High School. She belonged to Cumberland Gospel Hall. Joann loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed writing poetry. She is survived by her six children, Deborah Welsh, Keyser, William “Bill” Ganoe and wife Sandra, Manchester, CT, Becky Hardy and husband Dan, Welland, ON, Canada, Martha Ganoe, Ridgeley, David Ganoe and wife Sheila, Fort Ashby, and Mary Slider and husband Scott, Ridgeley; grandchildren, Matt Athey and wife Debbie, Katie, Brandon, Quinton and Kaya Welsh, Jacob Ganoe, Brandon and Dana Hardy, Shakayla Zuidema and husband Arie, Rachella, Nicola, Shilah, Paula, Caleb, Cameron and Keiton Ganoe, and, Hanna and Peyton Slider; great, grandchildren, Haley, Noah, Regan, Lucas, and Isaiah Athey; two brothers, Cecil and Gary Porter; one sister, Donna Blank; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Inc., Route 28, Fort Ashby on Friday, February 14, 2020, from 5:00-8:00 PM. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 10 AM in the funeral home. Interment will be in Branch Mountain Cemetery, Three Churches, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Matt Athey, Noah Athey, Brandon Hardy, Jacob Ganoe, Peyton Slider, Arie Zuidema, and Seth Leedom. Events Feb14 Visitation Friday, February 14, 2020 5:00PM – 8:00AM Upchurch Funeral Homes- Fort Ashby 10182 Frankfort Highway Fort Ashby, WV 26719 Get directions View MapTextEmail Feb15 Service Saturday, February 15, 2020 10:00AM Upchurch Funeral Homes- Fort Ashby 10182 Frankfort Highway Fort Ashby, WV 26719 Get directions View MapTextEmail Final Resting Place Branch Mountain Cemetery – Three Churches, WV 26763 Get directions View MapTextEmail
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Joann Loretta Ganoe January 31 1939 February 9 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Cumberland, state: Maryland