Joan Elaine Mettey
Joan Elaine Mettey

July 1, 1931 - November 3, 2018
Born in Deer Park, OH
Resided in Montgomery, OH


Joan Elaine Mettey, beloved daughter of the late Kenneth and Josephine Mettey, devoted sister of the late Jim Mettey (Jean), Jack Mettey (Roberta) and Marge McClure (Larry), loving aunt to Michele Jones (David), Cathy Throm (Gary), Creig Mettey (Kathy), Steve Williams (Brenda), Patti Bodner (Richard), John Mettey (Cindy), Joan Julia (Rick), Ellen Spaeth (Dan), Tom Mettey (Lisa), Eric Mettey (Karissa), great aunt to many nieces and nephews and dear friend to many passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the age of 87.

Joan worked as a sales person for the Ed Becker Company before joining Ohio National in June, 1949 as a clerk typist. She held various positions of increased responsibility within the Claims Department, retiring in 1996 as the Vice President of Claims after 48 years of service. Joan was a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI) and was active in numerous industry organizations throughout her career.

Joan was a long-time member of the Zonta Club of Cincinnati, a global service organization supporting women in the local community and worldwide through service and advocacy. Joan joined the club in 1977 and throughout her 42 years of membership, served in many ways including as board member, treasurer and eventually club president from 1985 - 1987. Joan attended eight international conventions representing the club as delegate at several and was an avid supporter of the clubs many service project and fundraisers over the years.

Joan will be remembered for her loyalty and generosity to those she called friend or family. She supported many philanthropic organizations in the community including the arts, Matthew 25 Ministries, Tender Mercies, Glad House, Mary Magdalen House, Visiting Nurses Association, Friends of Twin Lakes and many more.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, November 10 at All Saints Church in Kenwood followed by a reception at Twin Lakes 9840 Montgomery Road, Montgomery, Ohio 45242. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Matthew 25 Ministries (, Friends of Twin Lakes or the Zonta Service Fund of the Zonta Club of Cincinnati (




Mass of Christian Burial
All Saints Catholic Church
8939 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH US 45236
Saturday, November 10, 2018
1:00 PM
St Mary Cemetery & Mausoleum
701 East Ross Avenue
Cincinnati, OH US 45217
Saturday, November 10, 2018