Joanne M. Macaulay

January 31, 1942 - May 20, 2018

Joanne M. Macaulay, 76, of Grafton, Ohio passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Joanne was born January 31, 1942, in Cleveland, OH to the late Joseph and Elsie nee Svoboda Schmidlin. She has lived in Lorain County for many years. Joanne had been a bus driver with the Strongsville City School System for many years. Joanne was a former member of St Martin of Tours, Valley City and a current member of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Grafton. Joanne enjoyed gardening, shopping, attending craft shows and was noted for her handy work sewing and crocheting. She loved to play cards with her family and friends. Joanne was very proud of her family and her faithful four-legged companion, Cookie. She will be greatly missed by her children, Gregory (Crystal) Macaulay, of Grafton, Christine (Christopher) Midkiff, of Amherst and Susan (Richard) Mattwig of Carlisle Township. Grandchildren, Greg Jr. (Caitlin) Macaulay, Benjamin (Joe) and Bradley (Jake) Midkiff, Daniel (Vincer) & Melissa (Annie) Mattwig. Great grandchildren- Evelyn and Madelyn Macaulay. Brothers- Adelbert (wife May) Schmidlin, both deceased and James (deceased) (wife-Reata) Schmidlin. Preceded in death by her husband-Frederick (Sam) Macaulay, 1994. Calling hours- 4:00-7:00 PM., Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road Valley City, Ohio. Family and friends are invited to meet for the Mass of Christian Burial- 10:00 AM, Friday, May 25, 2018 at Our Lady Queen of Peace. 708 Erie Street, Grafton, where there will be visitation from 9:00- 10:00 AM prior to service. Cremation will follow service and burial at a later date.


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