Sept. 16, 1932 — April 3, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Joan Cashen, age 78, of Plymouth, Ind., passed away at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Pilgrim Manor, Plymouth.
Joan was born Sept. 16, 1932 in LaPaz, Ind. to the late John and Edith (Wingett) Swartz and has lived in this area most all of her life. Nov. 18, 1950 in LaPaz, she married Thomas A. Cashen.
Along with her husband of 61 years; survivors include two daughters, Rebecca L. Pontius of Niles, Mich. and Susan J. (Charles) Smith of Simpsonville, Ky.; two sons, Thomas A. (Carol) Cashen Jr. of Fort Wayne, Ind. and Daniel C. (Beth) Cashen of Leesburg, Ind.; 10 grandchildren: Heather Cortebeeck, Joel, Aaron, Clayton, Patrick Cashen, Andrea Moore, Matthew Youdbulis, Emily Kestner and Elizabeth Grayson, Michael Cashen; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Joan was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Molnar and a brother, John Swartz.
Private visitation and funeral services will be held at Palmer Funeral Home, Lakeville. Mr. Thomas A. Cashen Jr. will officiate.
Burial will follow at Bremen Cemetery, Bremen, Ind.
Contributions in memory of Joan Cashen may be made to The Center for Hospice, 112 S. Center St. Suite C. Plymouth, IN, 46563.
Online condolences may be sent through www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.