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Joanne Marie Smarney

July 25, 1937 September 23, 2018
Joanne Marie Smarney
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Obituary for Joanne Marie Smarney

Smarney , Joanne Marie - Age 81, of Durand, died September 23, 2018. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 AM Friday, September 28 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 9450 Duffield Rd., Gaines, Fr. Jonathan Perrotta celebrant. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, Gaines. Visitation will be held 2-8 PM Thursday with a 7 PM Rosary and Divine Chaplet service at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, our temporary location at the Hill Creek Church, 5363 Hill Rd., Swartz Creek. Visitation also 9:30 AM until the time of mass Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Those desiring may make contributions to masses. Joanne was born July 25, 1937 in Dearborn the daughter of James and Mary (Toth) Sparr. She married John M. Smarney on September 14, 1957 in Farmington; he preceded her in death February 26, 2012. Joanne retired as a clerk with the Genesee County Drain Commission with many years of service. She was a devoted and active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Gaines for over 40 years. Joanne enjoyed knitting hats, prayers shawls, and lap blankets for cancer patients and the needy. She was an avid master gardener. Surviving are: daughter Julie Smarney of Mt. Clemens; siblings, James "Greg" (Mary) Sparr of Howell, Randy Sparr of Howell, Pam Sparr of Flint, Brad (Susan) Sparr of Texas; many nieces and nephews. She was the loving mother to her cat Rudy and doting grandmother to dogs, Quinn, Liza and Sting. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son John Smarney Jr.; and brothers Timothy and Rick Sparr. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

27

Sep

2:00 PM 9/27/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/27/2018 8:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel. Our temporary location at Hill Creek Church

5363 Hill Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel. Our temporary location at Hill Creek Church
5363 Hill Road Swartz Creek 48473 MI
United States

Rosary Service

Thursday

27

Sep

7:00 PM 9/27/2018 7:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel. Our temporary location at Hill Creek Church

5363 Hill Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel. Our temporary location at Hill Creek Church
5363 Hill Road Swartz Creek 48473 MI
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

28

Sep

10:30 AM 9/28/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

9450 Duffield Rd
Gaines, MI 48436

St. Joseph Catholic Church
9450 Duffield Rd Gaines 48436 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Gaines, MI 48436

Gaines 48436 MI
US
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