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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Joni S. Dietz

05/31/1960 — 12/20/2021

A close-up photo of Joni S. Dietz volunteering and smiling while wearing a Santa Claus hat

Joni S. Dietz, age 61 of Montville, formerly of Perry, passed away December 20th, 2021 at UH Geauga Medical Center in Chardon with her family by her side. She was born May 31st, 1960 in Euclid, OH to the late Dorothy and Don Cox and she was raised by the late Grant Templin.

Joni was a retired caregiver for various special needs homes. She was an Ohio State Master Gardener.
She enjoyed riding with her loving companion John, birdwatching, and treasured all of God’s great outdoors.

Joni is the loving mother of Adam N. Dietz; wife of the late Christopher Dietz; beloved sister of Darlane (Bob-deceased) Baker, William (Carole) Hawke, Donna (Herm-deceased) Presser and Lorrie (Chuck) Guenther; aunt of many; dearest companion of John Spinda.

The Dietz family will receive friends from 4:00 – 7:00 PM Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 at The Abbey, 38011 Euclid Ave., Willoughby (which is located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home). A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 PM Wednesday at The Abbey.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal of Jeff Monreal Funeral Home.

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8 Replies to “Joni S. Dietz”

  1. Cathy (Pletcher) McElhaney December 25, 2021 at 2:00 am

    I remember some fun teenage times with Joni. Unfortunately we grew apart and only saw each other once as adults- long ago at a Von Stein reunion. Rest in peace, Joni!


  2. Baby sister, my heart is broken. May you have the peace that eluded you in this life. I love you. Sis Dar.


  3. I’m so very sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies to Joni’s son, and her sisters and brother, and to all who know and love her.


  4. Heartaching condolences and prayers to all, especially Adam, John and allbeloved brother and sisters.
    Who would have ever thought, our dear dear Joni would leave us so very soon.
    How the world around her was so greatly touched by her wonderful giftings. talents and love.
    May our love for one another strengthen and carry us through. Knowing her beauty and giftings carry on in heaven for all eternity.
    We will all be together again.
    Much love and prayers.
    Mary M


  5. Goodbye kid. RIP


  6. So many years of great memories and smiles together. It’s so hard to even believe. We laughed and cried. We encouraged and loved. We were seesters… I loved how we called each other that. You trusted Jesus even in the hard times. We all have hard times. We will meet again. ❤️


  7. robert williams January 4, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    Deepest Condolences to you Adam and your family.


  8. Adam, I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow.


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