Joann Dalrymple

May 19, 1939 - April 16, 2022
Joann Dalrymple

Joann Dalrymple, 82, of Wellsville, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at East Liverpool Hospital following a lengthy illness.  Joann was born in Wellsville on May 19, 1939, the daughter of the late John and Sara (Gillispie) Patterson.  

 

Joann graduated from Wellsville High School and continued her education at Kent State and Elmira College.  She was employed as a teacher through the Columbiana County Head Start Program from 1969-1999.  She fully retired in 2004.  

 

Joann married Thomas Dalrymple on November 2, 1956.  From their union seven children were born.  Joann and Tom spent the next 51 years together until his passing in January 2008.  

 

Joann was very devoted to her family.  She could always be found at local sporting events cheering on her children, and later, her grandchildren.  She was a huge Pittsburgh Pirates fan and never missed watching a game on television.  When they were not playing, she would watch game repeats, most often those games included her all time favorite player, #8 Willie Stargell.  

 

Those left behind to cherish her memory are: her seven children: Jackie Dalrymple, Tom (Debbie) Dalrymple, Melissa Dalrymple, Mike (Barb) Dalrymple, Bryan Dalrymple, John (Ruth) Dalrymple, and Mark Dalrymple, all from Wellsville; 15 grandchildren: Brandon (Daneen), Natalie (Cliff), Marcus (Aimee), Jen (Adam), Michael (Kelly), Matthew (Paige), Krislyn (Jeremy), Jordan (Toni), Tylar (Kaitlin), Nick, Meika (Jordan), Sara (Jonathan), Hayden (Cami), Cameron, and Kaycie; “Big Gram” will also be missed by her 20 great-grandchildren: Austin, Dominic, Devon, Jayden, Caiden, Sophia, Liam, Trent, Mattie, Treyson, Gia, Sativa, Karmen, Ameiah, Luca, Sterling, Shayne, Rhett, Jaonnis, and Kannon.  She also leaves behind her brother-in-law, Don (Diana) Dalrymple and her close friends, Cindy Baughman, John McIntosh, Ann Bobalik, and Bria “Betty” Curtis.

 

Along with her parents and husband, Joann was preceded in death by: her brother, Jack Patterson and her daughter-in-law, Nikki Dalrymple.

 

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 from 5PM-7PM at the MacLean Chapel of Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists, on Riverside Avenue, Wellsville.  The funeral will follow at 7PM with Pastor Dirk Hall from The Living Well Church officiating.  Joann will be laid to rest at Spring Hill Cemetery.

 

The family will be gathering at First Baptist Church from 2PM-4PM, prior to visitation, for food and fellowship.  Anyone wishing to drop anything at the church, please have it there by 1:30PM

 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the employees of Calcutta Health Care for their dedication to Joann during her stay with them.

To read this obituary, sign the guestbook, and leave condolences to the family, please go to carechapel.com


Service

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
7:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel - Directions
509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, OH 43968

Visitation

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel - Directions
509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, OH 43968

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  • April 19, 2022
    Rev. Roylin Petties says:
    I am praying for you all during this time. May God keep his arms wrapped around you all. God bless

  • April 19, 2022
    Fred and Mary Frost says:
    Deepest sympathy and prayers for the family! So very sorry for your loss !

  • April 19, 2022
    Faye Verhovec says:
    Love you aunt Joann. Always remember staying overnight and watching late tv.

  • April 19, 2022
    Karen S Reed says:
    She will definitely be missed by so many people. She was the matriarch of a great, loving family. God bless all who are left to mourn her. She was everybody's Big Gram!

  • April 19, 2022
    Joe Soldano says:
    Rymp, and family. Joann was one of the best, strongest, caring ladies I ever knew. She was like a second mom to me. Her kids and grandkids were her life. All through the years she made a lot of people’s lives better. Rest In Peace Joann.