December 18, 1933 - May 19, 2019
Jo Anne Barron, 85 years, a lifelong resident of Monroe, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Promedica Monroe Regional Hospital. Born December 18, 1933 in Monroe, Jo Anne was the daughter of the late J. Joseph and Catherine M. (Oestrike) Poleo. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monroe and was a 1951 Graduate of Monroe High School. On August 23, 1952 JoAnne married Ernest F. Barron, Jr. at St. Anne Catholic Church in Monroe. Sadly, he preceded her in death on April 14, 2012 after 59 years of marriage. Jo Anne worked as a Medical Transcriptionist and was employed by Mercy Hospital in Monroe, The Toledo Clinic, and also worked from home. She then worked for Dr. Tony Melonakas until she retired in 1999. Jo Anne attended St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church and will be remembered for her great sense of humor, caring for the cats in her neighborhood and her love for her family, especially her grandchildren. Jo Anne is survived by three loving children; Barbara A. Hohman of Monroe, Joseph G. (Mary) Barron of Howell, MI and Jeffrey A. (Ronda) Barron of Monroe, 11 cherished grandchildren, 4 treasured great grandchildren and her sister Catherine Russeau of Ypsilanti, MI. In addition to her parents and husband, Jo Anne was preceded in death by a son; Michael, a sister; Marilyn (James) Hite and two brothers; William F. (Georgetta) Poleo and Jamie J. Poleo, Jr., and a nephew; James Hite, Jr. In keeping with Jo Anne’s wishes cremation has been held. On Friday, May 31, 2019 her family will greet friends from 3:00 pm at St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church, in Monroe, Michigan followed by Mass of the Resurrection celebrating her life at 4:00 pm. Fr. Philip Ching, pastor of the church, along with Deacon Michael Stewart will officiate. Her ashes will be interred alongside her husband on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Jo Anne Barron, 85 years, a lifelong resident of Monroe, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Promedica Monroe Regional Hospital. Born December 18, 1933 in Monroe, Jo Anne was the daughter of the late J.... View Obituary & Service Information
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