Joanne Hetzer, 60, of East Liverpool, Ohio, passed peacefully into her Father’s arms, Thursday, November 14, 2013 at East Liverpool City Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born in New Castle , Pennsylvania on August 2, 1953, a daughter to the late Harold Hasely Ball Sr. & Twyla Cooper Ball
Joanne lived most of her life in this area, working as a bank teller at one time, and as a substitute teacher for the East Liverpool School System from which she retired in 2013. She was a 1971 graduate of East Liverpool High School and attended Shawnee State graduating in 1996. She had formally attended Good Shepherd United Methodist Church and was a current member of Riverside Presbyterian Church in Wellsville.
She is survived by her husband, Duane Hetzer whom she married November 2, 1983; two sons: Joel D. Hetzer and his wife Kelly of Kansas City, Kansas and Elliot T. Hetzer of Springfield, Ohio; two brothers: Harold Hasely Ball Jr, and his wife Carla of Woodbine, MD, John Wendell Ball and his wife Brenda of Myrtle Beach, SC; a sister: Barbara Jeffries and her husband Tom of Calcutta, Ohio; a grandson: Logan Hetzer; and a brother-in-law: Ryan Hetzer and his wife Janis of Newton Falls, OH.
Private family services will be held, but friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Joanne on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4 P.M. at Riverside Presbyterian Church in Wellsville. The Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes has been entrusted with arrangements.
Those who wish may send memorial contributions, in Joanne’s name, to the Tri-State Chaplaincy Committee at East Liverpool City Hospital .
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at altmeyer.com