JoAnn Walker

Worked in the food

service industry

JoAnn Walker, 77, died Jan. 18, 2013. She was born on Aug. 12, 1935 in Akron and remained in the area her entire life, most recently residing in Cuyahoga Falls. She spent a lifetime in the food service industry, working at Clark's Restaurant in Akron, and most recently was a bartender at Gus' Chalet. Preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Katherine Mezzacapo; niece, Kathy Crooks; and nephew, Dean Mezzacapo, she is survived by her brothers, Sam (Karen) and their children, Adam and Paul, and Robert and his children, Gene, Randy and Timothy; and her uncle, Gene Gsellman.

A funeral service took place at Ciriello and Carr Cuyahoga Falls Chapel.

Donations may be made to the Greater Akron Humane Society.

Ciriello and Carr Funeral Home handled the arrangements.