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Marilyn Joan ‘JoAnn’ ‘Pip’ Sine

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Marilyn Joan “JoAnn” “Pip” Sine, 82, of Zanesfield, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.

She was born in West Liberty on Jan. 2, 1931, to the late Mervin A. and Ruth Anna Troyer Hostetler. She also was preceded in death by her brothers, David “Bud” Hostetler and James P. Hostetler; and a sister–in-law, Marjorie Lovell.

On March 16, 1956, she married James R. Sine in West Liberty and he survives, along with their daughters, Debra (Robert “Bob”) Newland of Bellefontaine, Carol Sue (Steve) Thompson of Zanesfield and Linda (Doug) Marquis of Bellefontaine; her siblings, William “Bill” (Lynn) Hostetler and Evelyn Joy (John C.) Plank, both of West Liberty; five grandchildren, Amanda (Andy) Hart, Erica Marquis, Brad and Megan Thompson and Cody Newland; sisters-in-law, Sue Hostetler and Shirley Hostetler, both of West Liberty; and many nieces and nephews.

A homemaker, JoAnn was a member of the Zanesfield United Methodist Church, the Zanesfield United Methodist Women and the Zanesfield American Legion Auxiliary. Known for her butterscotch pie, she enjoyed sewing, creating stained glass and loved spending time with her family and doing things for others. She was truly a giving person.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Eichholtz Daring and Sanford Funeral Home, West Liberty. Pastor Gene Phelps officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Friday at the Zanesfield United Methodist Church. Burial follows in the Zanesfield Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Zanesfield United Methodist Church, 2880 Main St., Zanesfield, OH 43360.

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