CALDWELL, Joan L. (Smith)

CALDWELL, Joan L. (Smith), 78, of St. Clairsville, OH, formerly of Martins Ferry, OH, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

She was born July 13, 1935 in Bridgeport, OH, a daughter of the late William J. and Mary (Armstrong) Smith.

Joan was a retired cashier for Shutler’s IGA Grocery Store and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church both of Martins Ferry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert “Benny” Benczo, Sr.

Surviving are her husband, James W. Caldwell; a son, Albert “Benny” (Linda) Benczo, Jr. of St. Clairsville; stepchildren, Thomas (Cathy) Caldwell and Richard Caldwell both of McMechen, WV, William Caldwell of Warwood, WV and Tammy (Gary) Visnic of Benwood, WV; a sister, Marlene Smith of Martins Ferry; and grandchildren, Casey and Cortney Benczo.

Private Graveside Services will be held at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH with Pastor Philip Van Dam officiating.

Arrangements by Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry.

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