JoAnn Delores Ferrera Slack, 74, of Moundsville, WV, died Friday, December 18, 2015 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale, WV.
She was born November 17, 1941 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Teresa Vecchione Ferrera.
JoAnn attended the B.M. Spurr School of Practical Nursing. She worked at the Ohio State University as the Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Mathematics and Physical Sciences and as the Medical Secretary at PPG Industries. JoAnn volunteered for numerous causes and was most notably the Past President of the Reynolds Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. JoAnn was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, JoAnn was preceded in death by a brother, James Ferrera and a sister, Mary Jean Ferrera Comas.
Surviving is her loving husband, William E. Slack of Moundsville, a sister, Kathy Ferrera of Moundsville, two brothers; Tom Ferrera and his wife, Janet of Elm Grove, Larry Ferrera and his wife, Becky of Benwood, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, WV, where a vigil service will be held at 7:30pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 10:00am at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Rev. That Son Ngoc Nguyen as celebrant.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital or the Marshall County Animal Rescue League.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com