Norwalk, Ohio - Joanne M. Doughty, 73, of Norwalk, Ohio, died early Saturday morning, October 27, 2012 in Fisher-Titus Medical Center. She was born August 6, 1939 in Norwalk, Ohio to the late Willard W. and Helen M. (Schaefer) Earl and was a lifelong area resident. Joanne was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and the Women of St. Paul. She was also a member of Eagles Aerie #711 Auxiliary and the St. Paul Boosters Club. Joanne was a former employee of Norb's Marathon and Norwalk Monument Company. She enjoyed professional, college and high school sports and especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren's school and church activities. Joanne is survived by her husband of 47 years, Richard G. Doughty of Norwalk, Ohio, and by her children, Brenda M. and Todd Careless of Norwalk, Ohio, Mark A. and Linda Doughty of Norwalk, Ohio and Tracy L. and Michael Juby of Cleveland, Ohio, by her grandchildren, Bradley Doughty, Connor Careless, Jessica Doughty, Carson Careless, Emily Juby, Catherine Juby, Nathan Juby, and Abby Juby. She is also survived by her sisters and brother in law, Marilyn Baker of Largo, Florida, Ruth Beach of Leesburg, Florida, and Carol and William Ommert of Norwalk, Ohio. Friends may call on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 East Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio. Rev. Frank Kehres will officiate. Interment will be in St. Paul Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Catholic Schools, St. Paul Booster Club, or Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.