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Tomblin, Barbara “Joan”

Orrville — Barbara “Joan” Tomblin , age 81, of Orrville, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, following a period of declining health.
Joan was born on October 16, 1939, in Huntington, West Virginia, to the late Oscar and Grace (Curnutte) Lewis. She married Thurman H. Tomblin on July 26, 1958, in Wayne, WV. Thurman died on January 21, 2016.
She worked as a Nurses Aide for Brenn-Field Nursing Center in Orrville for many years.
Joan was a member of the Church of Christ in Orrville. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and loved going to the food banks with her sister-in-law, Ada Grose, and visiting with all the people there.
Surviving are two daughters, Lynette Tomblin and Terri Dalessandro, both of Orrville; two sons, Stephen (Vickie) Tomblin of New Matamoras and Craig (Nicole) Tomblin of Wadsworth; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and two sisters, Janice Shy and Judy Bledsoe, both of WV.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Bob Dalessandro; and sister, Dolores Flowers.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to defray funeral costs c/o Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, OH, 44667.
Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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