Joseph B. Shoaf

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Joseph B. Shoaf

September 16, 1929 - March 10, 2019

Joseph B. Shoaf Joseph Bernard Shoaf, age 89, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at University Hospital Geauga Medical Center. He was born on September 16, 1929, in Connellsville, PA, the son of Joseph and Julia (Pollak) Shoaf.
Joseph was married to Dolores Jean (Zagursky) Shoaf on August 17, 1949, and was a Korean War Veteran. He was a teacher and Principal at Grand Valley Local Schools and Principal at Ledgemont School District. He worked in education for over 40 years and started the Grand Valley Football Program. He was a member of St. Mary Church and Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus.
Survivors include his sons Joseph M. Shoaf of Southgate, MI, Michael G. (Lisa) Shoaf of Rocky River; grandchildren Michael, Madeleine, Victoria, Jenna, and Joseph Shoaf.
Preceded in death by his parents; wife; brothers Gilbert, James, Jake and Bernard; and sister Genevieve Shoaf.
A funeral mass officiated by Rev. John P. Madden will be held on March 14, 2019, at St. Mary Church, 103 N. Maple Street, Orwell, OH 44076, 11:00 a.m. with US Army Honors and burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the Paine Funeral Home, Inc. 140 E. Main Street, Orwell, OH on March 13, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Concluding with a Knights of Columbus Service at 6:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Church. Condolences may be made at
Published on March 11, 2019
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4 posts

Jim & Lorrie Miller
Mar 17, 2019
Rest in Peace !!! You will be missed by our family !!!!
George Girman
Mar 14, 2019
I knew Mr. Shoaf while he was teaching in the Grand Valley District in the 1970s. He taught World History, which was my favorite subject during the 1973-74 school year. He could always brighten up the class with his unique sense of humor! I also had his wife, Delores, as my First grade teacher in Windsor Elementary-They were a very dedicated and respectable couple during their tenure at GV. My sincere condolences to the family.
Joyce Becker
Mar 12, 2019
So sorry to hear about your father.Thinking of you and your family.
Margaret Dobbins and Peggy Dobbins Shane
Mar 12, 2019
Sorry for your loss! He was a very nice person andvwe became friends while at Blossom Care Center and enjoyed talking with him.