JoAnn (Ayers) Roth
Avid Animal Lover

JoAnn (Ayers) Roth, 64, Mountain Top, died Aug. 19, 2017 at home.

JoAnn was born Jan. 24, 1953, to Audrey (Landwehr) Ayers and Calvin R. Ayers in Middletown, N. Y. Jo Ann was a 1971 graduate of Minisink Valley High School.

JoAnn is survived by her husband of 45 years, Dale; her three children, Steven and wife, Breanne, Brian and wife, Stacey, Susan Artemik and husband, Nicholas; four grandchildren, Samantha, Brandon, Nathan and Dylan; brothers, Michael, Curtis and wife, Sherry; sister, Kristine (Ayers) Maiorino and husband, Frank; and many nieces, nephews and extended family; her two dogs, Zoey and Missy; two cats, Buddy and Max.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Audrey (Landwehr) Ayers; sister, Donna (Ayers) Freethy; and father, Calvin R. Ayers.

After high school, she attended Margo George modeling school in Goshen, N. Y. JoAnn was an avid animal lover and rescued many dogs and cats through the years. Halloween was especially fun for her. She was famous for her tables full of treats and toys for the neighborhood children. She enjoyed interior decorating and helped plan the weddings of her three children. JoAnn enjoyed watching old black and white movies starring her favorite actress Bette Davis. Growing up you would often find her at the Orange County Speedway watching the races with her family and friends. She also enjoyed listening to the music of Stevie Nicks, Fleetwood Mac, Doobie Brothers and Jimi Hendrix.

Arrangements were by Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home Inc., Middletown, N. Y.

Those who so desire may make

memorial donations in memory of Jo Ann to Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 18612.