January 30, 1930 - December 16, 2020
Joan B. O’Conner, 90, of Grove City passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020. She was born January 30, 1930 in Pickaway County to the late Lloyd L. and Eunice P. (Siniff) Melvin. She was a 1948 graduate of Scioto Township H.S. Longtime employee of Hayes Concessions at Beulah Park and Scioto Downs. Family and friends were important to her and she cherished the time that she was able to spend together. Joan enjoyed projects with her husband, Jim. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, ceramics, and canning food for her family. Joan and Jim spent many years tailgating with friends at Ohio State Buckeye football games. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, James “Jim” O’Conner; brothers, Leslie “Bus” Melvin, Pete Melvin, Jack Melvin, and Russell Melvin; and sister, Louise Farmer. Joan is survived by her children; Penny (Gary) Payne, Robert “Paint” (Sue) Painter, and Pat (Teri) O’Conner; grandchildren, Shawn (Brooke) Rockhold, Joe Payne, Josh (Crystal) Payne, Jason Payne, Chris (Julie) Painter, Sarah (Joe) Whitcraft; 8 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Nancy (Rich) Jahn; sister-in-law, Dodie Melvin; beloved nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. A Graveside Service will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 21, 2020 at Grove City Cemetery (Old). Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd., Newark, OH 43055. (www.hospiceofcentralohio.org) Arrangements by Schoedinger Grove City. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a special memory or extend condolences.
Joan B. O’Conner, 90, of Grove City passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020. She was born January 30, 1930 in Pickaway County to the late Lloyd L. and Eunice P. (Siniff) Melvin. She was a 1948 graduate of Scioto Township H.S. Longtime... View Obituary & Service Information
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