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July 16, 2013

JoAnn Virginia Miano

THORPE — JoAnn Virginia Miano, age 63, of Thorpe, West Virginia, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Welch Community Hospital, Welch, following a short illness. Born March 24, 1950, in Alexandria, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy Kirk Fisher.

She was a resident of Thorpe the greater part of her life. She was of the Protestant faith.

Preceded in death by, in addition to her parents, her daughter, Sherri Mills and grandson, Patrick Mills. Two brothers: Larry and Randy Fisher.

Survivors include her husband, Anthony Miano, Thorpe, W.Va.; one son: Kenny Fisher, Princeton, W.Va. Three sisters: Mary Jane Real, Largo, Fla., Dreama Cox, Princeton, W.Va. and Judy Christian, Camp Creek, W.Va. One brother: Gary Fisher, Gary, W.Va.

A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at Fanning Funeral Home Chapel, Welch, W.Va., with Pastor Scott Long officiating.

Family will receive friends at the Fanning Funeral Home, Welch, W.Va., Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

As per her wishes, she has been cremated.

Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Miano family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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