JoAnn Gilmore

1934 - 2020

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JoAnn Gilmore, 85, of Van Buren passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020. She was born in Rising Sun on December 11, 1934 to the late John and Inez (Caris) Newman. JoAnn was a homemaker and happily married to the love her life, the late Robert Edward Gilmore, for 60 years. She is survived by two siblings: her brother, Jim Newman of Bradner, and her sister, Bonnie Wickham of Toledo; her niece, Rita (Kennith) Stahl of Helena; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brothers: John Robert Newman and Dale Newman; as well as sisters: Mary Lou Hemberlin, Letha Goshe, and Betty Newman. All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore. A private burial will take place in Bechtel Cemetery, Allen Township. Donations may be made in JoAnn Gilmore’s memory to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting

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    Bechtel Cemetery [Map]

    Allen Township, Ohio 45889

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