Jo England, age 89 of Hebron, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday evening, April 24, 2012, at her home following a lengthly illness. Jo was born March 1, 1923, in Ambridge, PA, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Piatnek) Seaman. She was a former owner of the Englemar restaurant in Hebron; a clerk at the Seymours IGA for 18 years and was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church at Buckeye Lake, Hebron 55 Plus Club, Buckeye Lake Senior Citizens, “no trump” euchre club and the mother’s club. Jo loved playing cards, watching Reds baseball and OSU football, and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters, Sandy M England, and Robin (Ken) Powell; grandchildren, Mary Kenyon, Leslee (Art) Hill, Maria Powell and Joshua Powell; great-grandchildren Arthur, Trinity and Reilly Hill, Taylor and Maxton Howton; sister, Margaret (Frank) Janks; brother, Albert (Steffie) Seaman; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A. Robert England III; her grandson, John David Kenyon; and several sisters and brothers.
Friends may call on Friday, April 27, 2012, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, 285 E Main St. in Kirkersville, where a Christian Wake Service will be held at 7:45 p.m.; and again on Saturday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the funeral home, prior to a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Catholic Church, Buckeye Lake. Private family burial will follow at a later date.
An on-line guest register and video tribute to Jo are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com.
Memorials may be directed to Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville is honored to care for the England family.