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Joan Mary (Buchman) Kirian

December 8, 1927 — September 7, 2016

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Joan Mary Kirian, 88, of Tiffin died at 3:00 AM Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

Joan was born December 8, 1927, in Tiffin to John and Leona (Smith) Buchman. She married Joseph J. Kirian, October 18, 1947, and he died January 14, 1980.

Survivors include a son, Dennis (Carolyn) Kirian of Tiffin; two daughters, Diane (Daryl) Moyer of Tiffin, and Nancy (Scott) Bowe of Fremont; a daughter-in-law, Joanne Kirian of Tiffin; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Poplawski of South Bend, Indiana.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Larry Kirian; a great-grandson, Ryan Liebrecht; and a sister, Marcella Walker.

Joan was a 1945 graduate of Calvert High School, a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a homemaker.

Visitation will be from 10 -11 a.m. Friday, September 9, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with her Mass to follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to Tiffin Right to Life in care of the Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-3113.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
36 Melmore Street Tiffin, Ohio 44883, AB
Tel: 1-419-447-5848

Tiffin Right to Life
PO Box 512, Tiffin OH 44883

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