Joanne Brenner Hassler, age 73 of Aberdeen and formerly of Westerville, OH passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held 2:00 PM Friday at Powell Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Bishop Jim Winkley.

A native of Springfield, OH she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Lillian Taylor Brenner. Joanne retired from Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) as an input technician. She and her husband had recently moved to Moore County to be close to their daughters.

She was preceded in death by her brother Roger Curnutte.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years Richard E. Hassler; daughters Tamara Hassler living in Aberdeen, NC and Tricia Hassler living In Kingsport, TN, both formerly of Westerville, OH; grandchildren Xander, Nick and Josh Layne; great-grandchildren Matthew and Charli Layne.

Memorials may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517

Powell Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Hassler family.

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  1. Our deepest prayers and sympathy go to you and family in this time of grief. Please know if you need us for anything we are here for you.
    Hugz and love
    Cliff & Carol Brown

  2. Tamara, I remember coming to your home on Rebecca Ave in Westerville (I think we were in middle school at Walnut Springs) and we watched Fritz the Night Owl all night long, it seemed. – Your Mom was such the hostess…made sure we had all the fixings for

  3. Our hearts and prayers go out to you- during this time of grief. Joanne, you touched many during your brief sojourn on this earth and you will be deeply missed. Rest in peace.

  4. Im so very sorry for your loss, losing those we love is the hardest thing we have to experience, may you find comfort in beautiful memories and Jesus words, john 528, 29

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